# SOLUTION: a coin collector has \$2.25 in nickels and dimes. She has 3 more dimes than nickels how many nickels does she have?

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 Question 361226: a coin collector has \$2.25 in nickels and dimes. She has 3 more dimes than nickels how many nickels does she have?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a coin collector has \$2.25 in nickels and dimes. She has 3 more dimes than nickels how many nickels does she have? .. let nickels be x dimes = x+3 .. 5x+10(x+3)=225 5x+10x+30=225 15x+30=225 add -30 15x=225-30 15x=195 x=195/15 x=13 nickels dimes = 16. ... 16*10+13*5=225 ... m.ananth@hotmail.ca