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Thursday Code Puzzler: Change Calculator

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Change Calculator

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Thursday is code puzzler day here at DZone. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

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Determine the minimum number of coins for change

Given any number between 1 and 99, determine how to give change with the minimum number of coins. You can assume that the coins are 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c and 50c.


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