# SOLUTION: In a pile of nickles and dimes, the number of nickles is three rimes the number of dimes and the pile is worth \$1.75. How many nickles are there?

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 Question 557121: In a pile of nickles and dimes, the number of nickles is three rimes the number of dimes and the pile is worth \$1.75. How many nickles are there?Answer by stanbon(57282)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! In a pile of nickles and dimes, the number of nickles is three rimes the number of dimes and the pile is worth \$1.75. How many nickles are there? ----- Equations: Quantity: n = 3d Value: 5n + 10d = 175 cents ---- Substitute for "n" and solve for "d": 5(3d) + 10d = 175 25d = 175 d = 7 (# of dimes) --- # of nickels = 3d = 21 ============================ Cheers, Stan H. ============