# SOLUTION: Hakeem has \$2.35 in nickels and quarters. He has 23 coins altogether. How many coins of each kind does he have?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Word Problems With Coins Question 548879: Hakeem has \$2.35 in nickels and quarters. He has 23 coins altogether. How many coins of each kind does he have?Answer by josmiceli(9817)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = number of nickels Let = number of quarters given: (1) (2) ( in cents ) ---------------- Multiply both sides of (1) by 5 and subtract (1) from (2) (2) (1) and, since (1) (1) There are 17 nickels and 6 quarters check: (2) (2) (2) OK