Given a total amount of N and unlimited number of coins worth 1, 10 and 25 currency coins. Find out the minimum number of coins you need to use to pay exactly amount N.
Input : N = 14 Output : 5 You will use one coing of value 10 and four coins of value 1. Input : N = 88 Output : 7
There are three different cases:
- If value of N < 10, then coins that have value 1 can only be used for payment.
- When N > 9 and < 25, then coins that have value 1 and 10 will be used for payment. Here, to minimize the number of coins used, coins with value 10 will be preferred mostly.
- When N > 24. Then all coins of value 1, 10 and 25 will be used for payment. To minimize the number of coins, the primary aim will be to use coin with value 25 first as much as possible then coin with value 10 and then with value 1.
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