# SOLUTION: The number of dimes I have is 10 more than twice the number of nickels. The value of my coins are \$9. How many coins do I have? Can you write this in an equation and solve it?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Word Problems With Coins Question 606081: The number of dimes I have is 10 more than twice the number of nickels. The value of my coins are \$9. How many coins do I have? Can you write this in an equation and solve it?Answer by nerdybill(6958)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The number of dimes I have is 10 more than twice the number of nickels. The value of my coins are \$9. How many coins do I have? Can you write this in an equation and solve it? . Let x = number of nickels then 2x+10 = number of dimes . .05x + .10(2x+10) = 9 .05x + .20x+1 = 9 .25x+1 = 9 .25x = 8 x = 32 (nickels) . Dimes: 2x+10 = 2(32)+10 = 64+10 = 74