# SOLUTION: 1. Jordan has a total of one hundred thirty nickels, dimes and quarters. He has three and a half times as many nickels as dimes, and one-half as many quarters as dimes. How much mo

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Word Problems With Coins Question 87411: 1. Jordan has a total of one hundred thirty nickels, dimes and quarters. He has three and a half times as many nickels as dimes, and one-half as many quarters as dimes. How much money does he have? 2. Austin has nickels, dimes and quarters. He has a total of \$17.65. He has eleven fewer quarters than nickels and six times as many dimes as quarters. How many of each coin does he have?Answer by josmiceli(9691)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!n = number of nickels d = number of dimes q = number of quarters To find how much money he has, find , , and The answer is 1040 cents, or \$10.40 -------------------------------- In this case, n = number of nickels d = number of dimes q = number of quarters as before, but what is known is how much money he has and not the total number of coins (in cents) Solve the 1st equation for n Now find d and n in in terms of q The answer is 19 quarters, 114 dimes, and 30 nickels You can check answer by plugging values for d, n, and q into the original equation