# SOLUTION: There are 27 nickels, dimes, and quarters in the drawer with a value of \$3.00. How many coins of each type are there if there are three times as many nickels as there are dimes? Wr

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Systems-of-equations Question 473391: There are 27 nickels, dimes, and quarters in the drawer with a value of \$3.00. How many coins of each type are there if there are three times as many nickels as there are dimes? Write and solve a system of equations. Answer by stanbon(57377)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!There are 27 nickels, dimes, and quarters in the drawer with a value of \$3.00. How many coins of each type are there if there are three times as many nickels as there are dimes? Write and solve a system of equations. --- Equations: n + d + q = 27 5n +10d +25q = 300 n - 3d + 0q = 0 ----------------------- Solve by any method you know to get: n = 15 d = 5 q = 7 =========== Cheers, Stan H. ===========