# SOLUTION: Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes. If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coins does she have?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Graphs Question 111973: Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes. If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coins does she have?Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes. If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coins does she have? --------------- Let number of nickels be "x" ; value of these is 5x cents # of dimes is "50-x" ; value of these is 10(50-x)= 500-10x cents ------------------ EQUATION: value + value = 350 cents 5x + 500-10x = 350 -5x = -150 x = 30 ( # of nickels) 50-x=20( # of dimes) ==================== Cheers, Stan H.