# SOLUTION: Joe has a collection of nickles and dimes that is worth \$7.05. If the number of dimes were doubled and the number of nickels were increased by 7, the value of the coins would be \$1

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Angles Question 585807: Joe has a collection of nickles and dimes that is worth \$7.05. If the number of dimes were doubled and the number of nickels were increased by 7, the value of the coins would be \$13.30. How many dimes does he have?Answer by josmiceli(9649)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = number of nickels Let = number of dimes given: (1) ( in cents ) (2) -------- (2) (2) Subtract (1) from (2) (2) (1) and, since (1) (1) (1) (1) (1) He has 23 nickels and 59 dimes check: (2) (2) (2) (2) OK