Python programs to find the minimum number of currency notes which sum up to the given amount N, are given here. The quantity of each type of note for the amount is also shown.

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## 1.1. Python Program to Find the Minimum Number of Currency Notes to Make an Amount N

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# Python program to find the minimum number of
# currency notes which sum upto the given amount N
# **************************************************

# declare a list to store different currency value
currency = [500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1]

# take input
N = int(input("Enter an amount: "))

# initialize
t = 0
# new line
print("")

# count the total no of currency unit
for i in range(0, len(currency)):
k = N // currency[i]
# display result for current unit
print(currency[i], "required: ", k)
t = t + k
# calculate remaining amount
N = N - k * currency[i]

# display total
print("\nMinimum no. of notes required: ", t)


Output

Enter an amount: 2789

500 required: 5

200 required: 1

100 required: 0

50 required: 1

20 required: 1

10 required: 1

5 required: 1

2 required: 2

1 required: 0

Minimum no. of notes required: 12