# SOLUTION: The number of nickels is 5 times the number od dimes. Their value is \$1.05. How many coins od each type are there?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Word Problems With Coins Question 387921: The number of nickels is 5 times the number od dimes. Their value is \$1.05. How many coins od each type are there?Answer by stanbon(57307)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The number of nickels is 5 times the number of dimes. Their value is \$1.05. How many coins od each type are there? ------------------- Equations: Quantity: n = 5d Value: 5n + 10d = 105 cents ------------------------------- Substitute for "n" and solve for "d": 5(5d) + 10d = 105 35d = 105 --- d = 3 (# of dimes) --- Since n = 5d, n = 15 (# of nickels) ======================================== Cheers, Stan H.