# SOLUTION: ANDY HAS 35 DIMES AND QUARTERS IN HIS PIGGY BANK WITH A TOTAL VALUE OF \$6.95. HOW MANY OF THE COINS ARE DIMES AND HOW MANY ARE QUARTERS?

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 Question 361001: ANDY HAS 35 DIMES AND QUARTERS IN HIS PIGGY BANK WITH A TOTAL VALUE OF \$6.95. HOW MANY OF THE COINS ARE DIMES AND HOW MANY ARE QUARTERS? Answer by josmiceli(9675)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If he had 28 quarters, that's \$7, so he must have 27 quarters or less 27 quarters is \$6.75 and that leaves \$.20, or 2 dimes 27 + 2 = 29 (too small) 26 quarters = \$6.50, leaving \$.45 and then I need a nickel 25 quarters = \$6.25 leaving \$.70, or 7 dimes 25 + 7 = 32 (too small) 23 quarters = \$5.75, leaving \$1.20, or 12 dimes 23 + 12 = 35 Bingo There are 23 quarters and 12 dimes Notice that an even number of quarters won't work, since that means he needs a nickel also