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 Question 437101: Rita has a collection of 105 coins consisting of nickels , dimes and quarters. The number of dimes is 5 more than one-third the number of nickels, and the number of quarters is twice the number of dimes. How many coins of each kind does she have? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 437114: In her purse Anita has 16 coins (nickels,dimes,and quarters), worth \$2.05. She has three times as many dimes as nickels. How many of each coin does she have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 437114: In her purse Anita has 16 coins (nickels,dimes,and quarters), worth \$2.05. She has three times as many dimes as nickels. How many of each coin does she have? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 437364: Jerry has a total of 60 quarters and pennies in his pocket. These coins total \$3.00. How many quarters are in Jerry's pocket? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 437670: The bill for 5 glasses of apple juice and 4 salads is \$9.50,but the bill for 4 glasses of apple juice and 5 salads is \$ 10.30. What would be the bill for a glass of juice and a salad? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 437670: The bill for 5 glasses of apple juice and 4 salads is \$9.50,but the bill for 4 glasses of apple juice and 5 salads is \$ 10.30. What would be the bill for a glass of juice and a salad? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6516)

 Question 438161: only use 5 coins quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies and make a total of 23 cents Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 438332: If Uzbech currency consists of 13 cent and 17 cent coins, can you buy a 20 cent newspaper and recieve exact change? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 438575: USING SIX OR FEWER COINS SHOW FIVE DIFFERENT WAYS TO MAKE \$1.20 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 438675: Please help me solve this equation: Betty has \$8.60 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. She has 6 fewer quarters than nickels and 3 more dimes than twice the number of nickels. How many of each coin does she have? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 439883: There are 12 coins that consist of quarters and dimes. The value of these coins is \$2.25 Write a system of equations: Solve the system of equations: How many quarters and dimes do I have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 439883: There are 12 coins that consist of quarters and dimes. The value of these coins is \$2.25 Write a system of equations: Solve the system of equations: How many quarters and dimes do I have? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440880: Draw a picture to solve each problem: Bobby has only pennies, dimes, and quarters. 1/2 of the coins are pennies, 1/4 are quarters, and 3 of the coins are dimes. How many coins doe Bobby have? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440951: A coin jar contains nickels, dimes and quarters. There are 46 coins in all. There are 11 more nickels than quarters. The value of the dimes is \$1.00 less than the value of the quarters. How many coins of each type are in the jar? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 442924: I know how to solve these problems arithmeticly-- in fact they're quite easy, but our teacher is requiring that we do these algebraicly and show our work, and I am lost. "A courier picks up 1000 small unmarked bills, some \$20 bills and some \$50 bills. If the courier has a total value of \$41,000, how many of each are there?" Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 442998: Harold owns 36 precious coins.He wanted to divide the coins among his three children. He told one child that he wanted her to take 4/9 of the coins.He told another child that he wanted him to take 1/6 of the coins.His children met and tried to think of how they could divide the coins according to the father's wishes.How many coins should each child get?Show your work. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 443749: Two trains are 500 miles apart. They start towards eachother at the same time,one's speed is 20 miles per hour faster than the other.Thet meet in 4 hours.How fast is each train going? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9695)
 Question 443749: Two trains are 500 miles apart. They start towards eachother at the same time,one's speed is 20 miles per hour faster than the other.Thet meet in 4 hours.How fast is each train going? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 443751: Solve using the elimination method.Show your work. If the system has no solution or an infinite number of solutions, state this. 14x +18y= -54 -4x -14y= 42 Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 443785: Juan has 24 coins worth \$2.80. His coins are nickels, dimes and quarters. The number of dimes equals the sum of number of quarters and nickels. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15658)

 Question 443931: i have a jar containing 60 coins all of which are either quarters or nickels. the total value of the coins in the jar is \$9.20. How many of each type of coin do i have? Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 443974: how many nickels dimes and quarters make up \$4.50 Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 443746: A coin collection consists of 14 coins with a total value of \$1.35. The coins are nickels,dimes,and quarters. If the number of nickles is three less than twice the number of dimes,how many of each coin is there in the collection? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 444778: I have two coin problems that I need to do. I have tried all day and can't seem to get them. 1. Nick had 67.50 in pennies and dimes. If there were 150 more pennies than dimes, how many dimes dos he have? 2.Virgina and millie saved nickels and dimes. They had a totel of 34 coins whose value was 2.70. How many of each did they have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 445908: a toy savings bank contains \$17.30 consisting of nickels, dimes and quarters. the number of dimes exceeds twice the number of nickels by 3 and the number of quarters is 4 less than 5 times the number of nickels. how many quarters are in the bank? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 446555: A jar of dimes and quarters contains \$1.25. There are 13 coins in all. How many of each are there? Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 446558: A vending machine takes only nickles and dimes. At the end of the day there were three times as many nickles as dimes and a total of \$25. How many of each were in the machine? Click here to see answer by chriswen(106)

 Question 447885: a man goes to the bank with \$6.00 and asks for change.he is given an equal number of nickels,dimes,and quarters.how many of each is he given Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 448734: A man has two more nickels than dimes. He has \$1.15 in all. How many coins of each kind does he have? Which equation can be used to solve the problem? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 449388: How much money would you have if you had 13 quarters, 13 nickels, 13 dimes, and 13 pennies? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3050)

 Question 450659: There were 16 more nickels than dimes in the purse. if there were 100 coins total, how many nickels were there? Please answer my question this would be very helpful to me. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 450986: an unbiased coin is tossed 5 times. what is the probability the coin lands heads more than once Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 451175: a change machine changes dollars bills into quarters and nickels. if you recieve 12 coins after inserting a dollar bill, how many nickels did you receive? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 451523: A bag contains dimes & nickels. There are 21 coins in the bag. The value of the coins is \$1.70. How many of each coin is in the bag? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 451638: Kent Jones had \$1.95 consisting of 7 U.S. coins. However, he cannot make change for a nickel or a half-dollar. What 7 coins does Kent have? I am having a problem with this, please help me. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 451343: Julian has 10 coins . Sue has 6 coins . There is a total of 6 quarters Sue has more than 1 dollar. Sues coins are worth twice as much as julians coins. How much money does Julian have.? How much money does Sue have? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 451731: A large ceramic piggy bank has 102 coins in it: 75 pennies, 8 nickels, 12 dimes, and 7 quarters. It is equally likely that any one of the 102 coins will fall out when the piggy bank is turned upside down and shaken. What is the probability that the coin shaken out will either be a penny or a dime? A. 0.92 B. 0.07 C. 0.70 D. 0.85 E. None of the above Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 452610: There are 96 coins consisting of pennies,dimes, and quarters. the number of pennies is equal to the number of dimes and the total value is \$22.05. How many coins of each tyoe are there? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15658)

 Question 453358: There are 30 coins made up of quarters, dimes and nickles. There are 5 more nickles than dimes and 5 fewer quarters than dimes. What is the quantity of each of the coins? Question: How is this set up algebraically? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 453640: In a coin collection there are 9 pennies, 8 nickels, 12 dimes, 16 quarters, 11 half-dollars and 4 dollar pieces. A coin is randomly selected from the collection by a blind folded boy who gets to keep the coin picked. What is the expected value? Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 453780: A jar containing only quarters and dimes. Contains a total of 65 coins. The value of all the coins. In the jar is 9.95. Solve by elimination to find the amount. If dimes that are in the jsr Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 453752: How do you get \$180 using 12 bills With only 5\$ and 20\$ dollar bill ? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 452611: There are 96 coins consisting of pennies,dimes, and quarters. the number of pennies is equal to the number of dimes and the total value is \$22.05. How many coins of each type are there? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 450996: copyqwik has four photocopy machines a,b,c,d. the probability that a given machine will break down on a particular day is p(a)=1/50 p(b)= 1/60 p(c)= 1/75 p(d)= 1/50. Assuming independance what is the probability on a particular day that all 4 machines will break down? and none will break down? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

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