SOLUTION: A newspaper carrier has \$3.75 in change. He has three more quarters than dimes but twice as many nickels as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Word Problems With Coins Question 406117: A newspaper carrier has \$3.75 in change. He has three more quarters than dimes but twice as many nickels as quarters. How many coins of each type does he have?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi three more quarters than dimes and twice as many nickels as quarters Let x,(x+3), 2(x+3)represent the number of dimes, quarters and nickels respectively Question states***Note: Cents makes sense 10x+ 25(x+3)+ 5*2(x+3) = 375 CENTS Solving for x 45x + 75 + 30 = 375 45x = 270 x = 6, the number of dimes. 9 Quarters and 18 Nickels CHECKING our Answer*** 10*6 + 25*9 + 5*18 = 60 + 225 + 90 = 375 or \$3.75 ```