Text form: 0.05x+0.25*(16-x)=2.60 simplifies to 0=0
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Look at . Moved to the right of expression It becomes . Look at . Moved these terms to the left It becomes . Look at . Expanded term by using associative property on It becomes . Look at . Replace constants in expression: , with It becomes . Look at . Moved to the right of expression It becomes . Look at . Eliminated similar terms , replacing them with It becomes . Look at . Added fractions or integers together It becomes . Look at . Remove unneeded parentheses around factor , It becomes . Look at . Factors 20 and 100 have greatest common factor (GCF) of 20. Reducing fraction. It becomes . Look at . Remove extraneous '1' from product It becomes . Look at . Solved linear equation equivalent to -0.2*x+1.4 =0 It becomes . Result: This is an equation! Solutions: x=7.
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With x=7 then 16-x=9
Check the total dollar value 0.05*7 + 0.25*9 =0.35+2.25=2.60 which is a true statement.
Step 7. ANSWER: The number of nickels is 7 and the number of quarters is 9.
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