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 Question 160724: Jose has \$1.25 in 5-cent and 10-cent coins. He has 3 times as many 5-cent coins as that of 10-cent coins. Find the number of 5-cent coins and 10-cent coins. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 160966: Amanda has some pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters in her piggy bank. There is more than \$1.50 and less than \$2.25. Using the clues, determine how much money Amanda has. -there are 4 times as many nickels as quarters -there are twice as many quarters as dimes -there is an equal number of pennies and dimes Thank you for you help!! Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)
 Question 160966: Amanda has some pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters in her piggy bank. There is more than \$1.50 and less than \$2.25. Using the clues, determine how much money Amanda has. -there are 4 times as many nickels as quarters -there are twice as many quarters as dimes -there is an equal number of pennies and dimes Thank you for you help!! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 161245: toms uncle owns a triangle piece of land. The perimeter fence that surrounds the land measures 378 yards. The shortest side is 30 yards longer than one half of the longest side. The second longest side is 2 yards shorter than the longest side. What is the length of each side? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 160907: There is a collection of 54 nickels and dimes worth \$3.80. How many nickels do you have? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 161243: sandy has \$3.75 in change. she has three more quarters than dimes but twice as many nickles as quarters. express the given information as an algebraic expression and simplify. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 161583: A purse containing only P5 and P10 coins, has 6 more P10 coins than P5 coins. The total value of the money is P360, how many P5 coins and P10 coins are in the purse. P.S. i need the formulation also. tnx Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 161941: How do I make change for \$1.00 using 10 coins (quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies only)? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 161973: textbopok harcourt math isbn 0-15-336695-8 page83 Mr Samuels has 150 pennies in two jars. There are 40 more pennies in one jar than in the other. How many pennies are in the jar? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 161983: I submitted this question earlier under the wrong category. Please help. I would like to understand how to solve this for furthur reference to other problems i might get. Thank you. A stamp collection consists of 3, 8, and 15 cent stamps. The number of 8 cent stamps is one less than triple the number of 3 cent stamps. The number of 15 cent stamps is six less than the number of 8 cent stamps. The total value of all the stamps is \$2.47. Find the number of 8 cent stamps in the collection. [Fifteen points for the correct algebra equation and five points for solving the equation. Click here to see answer by KnightOwlTutor(293)

 Question 162507: List how many different combinations of coins to equal 40 cents Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 162721: 1. A piggy bank has 250 pieces of assorted coins, 3/4 of which are 10.00 peso coins. The other coins are 5.00 peso, 1.00 peso and .25 cents coins, in the proportion of 3:4:3.Since the owner finds out that .25 cents coins can easili comes out from the piggy hole he decided to extract all these .25 coins. What is the total amount saved? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 163600: Warren has 40 coins (all nickels, dimes, and quarters) worth \$4.05. He has 7 more nickels than dimes. How many quarters does Warren have? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 163623: Nadine has seven more nickels than Delano has dimes. If Delano gives Nadine four of his dimes, then Delano will have the same amount of money as Nadine. How much money do they have together? (Assume that Nadine has only nickels and Delano has only dimes. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 163739: \$1.65 is made up of pennies, nickels, and dimes. Half of the coins are nickels. List a set of coins that will solve the problem. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 164168: \$1.65 is made up of pennies, nickels, and dimes. Half of the coins are nickels. List a set of coins that will solve the problem including why only the set of coins you chose worked in this situation. Remember you are communication information to some one who may have no idea what you are talking about, so the more information you give, the better off you will be. Use proper grammar and complete sentences in your explanation Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 164553: a jar of quarters and nickels contains \$1.25. there are 103 coins in all how many of each are there Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 164554: a jar of quarters and nickels contains \$1.25. there are 13 coins in all how many of each are there Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 164621: This question is for Applications of Linear Equations. Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth \$5.65. If the number of dimes were doubled and the number of nickels were increased by 8,the value of the coins would be \$10.45. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 165607: what is the answer to this word problem, Jasmine has three more nickles then dimes. there are 25 coins all together. how many of each is there Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 165606: Jasmine has three more nickles then dimes. There are 25 coins all togther. How many of each coin is there. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 165599: Jasmine has three more nickles then dimes. There are 25 coins all together. how many of each coin is there? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 166436: a piggy bank contains pennies, nickels, and dimes---a total of 222 coins. if the bank helb 3 times as many dimes, half as many pennies, and 8 times as many nickels, it would contain twice as much money. how many of each type of coin are actually in the bank? --i need to know how you did it too thanks Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 167094: hank has a collection of dimes and quarters worth 4.50 he has 4 more quarters than dimes find the number of quarters Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)

 Question 167093: hank has a collection of dimes and quarters worth 4.50 he has 4 more quarters than dimes find the number of quarters Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 167091: hank has a collection of dimes and quarters worth 4.50 he has 4 more quarters than dimes find the number of quarters Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 167090: hank has a collection of dimes and quarters worth 4.50 he has 4 more quarters than dimes Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 167910: Bon has 18 coins. If he has \$3.45 and only quarters and dimes, how many of each does he have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 168398: Can you help me get the answer and equation for this problem? Penny collected some change in preparation for a garage sale. She collected two more nickels than twice the number of dimes and eight fewer quarters than twice the number of nickels. If the value of the quarters was \$1.60 greater than four times the value of the nickels and dimes together, what was the total value of the change that Penny collected? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 168643: Please Help Me. I tried every solution possible. Otis Taylor has a box of coins that he uses when playing poker with his friends. The box currently contains 44 coins, consisting of pennies, dimes, and quarters. The number of pennies is equal to the number of dimes, and the total value is \$4.37. How many of each denomination of coin does he have in the box? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 168644: Please Help. Thank You. Nana Nantambu found some coins while looking under her sofa pillows. There were equal numbers of nickels and quarters, and twice as many half dollars as quarters. If she found \$2.60 in all, how many of each denomination of coin did she find? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 168877: Please Help Me. I need an IN DEPTH EXPLANATION OF HOW TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM. This question was answered but I was not given an full explanation. The work was not shown. I need to understand how to get the answer step by step. Otis Taylor has a box of coins that he uses when playing poker with his friends. The box currently contains 44 coins, consisting of pennies, dimes, and quarters. The number of pennies is equal to the number of dimes, and the total value is \$4.37. How many of each denomination of coin does he have in the box? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 168877: Please Help Me. I need an IN DEPTH EXPLANATION OF HOW TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM. This question was answered but I was not given an full explanation. The work was not shown. I need to understand how to get the answer step by step. Otis Taylor has a box of coins that he uses when playing poker with his friends. The box currently contains 44 coins, consisting of pennies, dimes, and quarters. The number of pennies is equal to the number of dimes, and the total value is \$4.37. How many of each denomination of coin does he have in the box? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 169581: Marc Bryan is putting P1 and P5 coins in his piggy bank. The total amount inside is P145. The number of P1 is 1 more than 3 times the number of P5 coins. How many P1 and P5 coins are there? please give me your representation..... thank you Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 169935: you have one hundred coins in your coin jar, consisting of nickels, dimes and quarters. the total value of the coins is &11.80 and you have 10 more nickels than dimes. How many of each coin do you have? x=dimes x +10= nickels 90-2x= quarters Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 170343: Here's a problem that after a few hours, I still can't figure out: Jamil has in a jar only nickels and dimes. he has 9 times as many dimes as nickels, and the value of the dimes is \$10.20 more than the value of the nickels. How many nickels and dimes does Jamil have? this is what i had so far, but was not sure if it was right: x=dimes y=nickels 9x=y 10.20+y=x i'm not sure where to go from there. please help! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!!! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 170408: I do not know where to start on this one, please help me. John has \$1.70 in nickels and dimes. He has 5 more dimes than nickels. With that said, how many nickels does he have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 170680: A collection of nickels and quarters is worth \$5.70. There are 46 coins in all. Write a system of equations and solve the system to find the number of each type of coin. I really need help with this problem please. Thanks Jason Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 170757: how many nickels and dimes would you have if you had 102 coins worth \$9.60? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 170809: Rosetta was paid 11.45 for babysitting the O'Connells. Mrs.O paid Rosetta in quarters and dimes. The of quarters she recieved was five more than twice the number of dimes. How many of each coin did Rosetta receive? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)
 Question 170809: Rosetta was paid 11.45 for babysitting the O'Connells. Mrs.O paid Rosetta in quarters and dimes. The of quarters she recieved was five more than twice the number of dimes. How many of each coin did Rosetta receive? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 170943: If I have 45 dimes and quarters and I have \$7.50. How many of each coin do I have? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 170944: If I have 45 dimes and quarters and I have \$7.50. How many of each coin do I have? What would be the equation to solve this problem? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 171098: You have three more dimes than nickels and two fewer quarter than nickels. The total value of the coins is \$5.80. How many nickels do you have? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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