Question 118808: a vending machine takes only nickels and dimes.there are 5 times as many dimes as nickels in the machine.the face value of the coins is $4.40.how many of each coin are in the machine? Answer by checkley71(8403) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! LET X=THE NUMBER OF NICKELS & 5X EQUAL THE NUMBER OF DIMES.
X=8 IS THE NUMBER OF NICKELS.
5*8=40 IS THE NUMBER OF DIMES.