# SOLUTION: Tom has 35 coins consisting of dimes and nickles. If the value is $3.30, then how many of each type does he have ?? What is the equation ? Algebra -> Algebra -> Coordinate Systems and Linear Equations -> Linear Equations and Systems Word Problems -> SOLUTION: Tom has 35 coins consisting of dimes and nickles. If the value is$3.30, then how many of each type does he have ?? What is the equation ?      Log On

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 Question 623754: Tom has 35 coins consisting of dimes and nickles. If the value is $3.30, then how many of each type does he have ?? What is the equation ?Answer by solver91311(16877) (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let represent the number of dimes. Then must represent the number of nickels, is the value of the dimes in cents, and is the value of the nickels in cents. Since we have expressed the value of the individual types of coins in cents, let's express the total value of the coins in cents:$3.30 = 330 cents. Solve for , then calculate John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it