# SOLUTION: can you help me to solve this problem please: SUzy has a piggy bank consisting of nickels and dimes. if there are 30 coins worth \$1.90 how many nickels and dimes are in the bank

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 Question 97338: can you help me to solve this problem please: SUzy has a piggy bank consisting of nickels and dimes. if there are 30 coins worth \$1.90 how many nickels and dimes are in the bank? thanksAnswer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!SUzy has a piggy bank consisting of nickels and dimes. if there are 30 coins worth \$1.90 how many nickels and dimes are in the bank? ---------- Let number of nickels be "x" ;Value of these is 5x cents --------- Number of dimes is "30-x" ; Value of these is 10(30-x)= 300-10x cents ------------ EQUATION: value + value = 190 cents 5x + 300-10x = 190 -5x = -110 x = 22 (number of nickels) 30-x= 8 (number of dimes) ======== Cheers, stan H.