Question: There are three jars full of equal amounts quarters, dimes, and penny's. Which one has the highest value?
Answer: The jar full of quarters would have the highest value because a quarter is worth more than a dime and penny. Amount refers to quantity, so if they have equal amounts there will be an equal number of each.
Question: One day a man broke his leg. When he was sent home from the hospital he had to use a wheelchair. The doctors told him he could not go up stairs. When the man got home he realized he had stairs to get into his house on both sides. The man saw his neighbor, the doctor who x-rayed him at the hospital, getting out or her car. The man asked "can you carry me up the stairs?" The woman replied "no." Why?
Answer: She told the man he could not go up stairs