#### Answer

There are 13 ways to receive change back from a ten dollar bill if your purchase amount is 9.74.

#### Work Step by Step

If you spend 9.74 and pay with a ten dollar bill, you will get 26 cents back in change. The possibilities are:
1 quarter and 1 penny
2 dimes, 1 nickel, and 1 penny
2 dimes and 6 pennies
1 dime, 2 nickels, and 6 pennies
1 dime, 3 nickels, and 1 penny
1 dime, 1 nickel, and 11 pennies
1 dime and 16 pennies
5 nickels and 1 penny
4 nickels and 6 pennies
3 nickels and 11 pennies
2 nickels and 16 pennies
1 nickel and 21 pennies
26 pennies