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 Question 171118: A coin collection consists of 14 coins with a value of \$1.35. The coins are nickels, dimes, and quarters. The numbers 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 ptaylor(2048)

 Question 171135: A coin collection consists of 14 coins with a value of \$1.35. The coins are nickels, dimes, and quarters. The number of nickels 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 nerdybill(6963)

 Question 171291: 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 each jar? I think it might be 150 div by 2 equals 75, then take 75 plus 40 equals 115, so one jar would have 35 pennies and the other jar would have 115, because you would take 75 plus 40 equals 115 and then add the 35 from the other jar and get 150 pennies total. Is this correct? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 171437: 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 ptaylor(2048)

 Question 171436: I have 99 cents out. I can't give change for a half dollar, a quarter, a dime, or a nickel. What coins do I have? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 171369: Mary has \$3.00 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. If she has twice as many dimes as quarters and five more nickels than dimes, how many coins of each type does she have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 171421: Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth \$5.65. If the number of dimes are 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 stanbon(57424)

 Question 171665: Jo has37 coins(all nickels, dimes, andquarters) worth \$5.50. She has 4 more quarters than nickels. How many dimes does she have? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 173871: I have twice as many nickels as quarters. If the coins are worth \$4.90, how many quarters are there? Click here to see answer by nycsub_teacher(90)

 Question 173872: I have eight more quarters than dimes. If the coins are worth \$6.20, how many dimes are there? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 174111: what are the combinations of quarters, nickels, and dimes to make \$1.35? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 174413: if it was 11:54 and my bedtime was 8:54 how many hours would i be past my bedtime? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 174425: If you have 20 coins worth \$1.35, and you only have nickels and dimes, how many do you have of each coin? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 174718: I have 30 coins, all nickels, dimes, and quarters, worth \$4.60. There are two more dimes than quarters. How many of each kind of coin do I have? For this problem, it was required to use three equations: i tried the following: n+d+q=30 5n+10d+25q=460 d=2+q n+d+q=30 5n+10d+25q=460 -5(n+d+q=30) 5n+10d+25q=460 -10n-10d-10q=-300 5n+10d+25q=460 -5n+15q=160; equation A 5n+10d+25q=460 d=2+q 5n+20+10q+25q=460 5n+20+35q=460 5n+35q=440; equation B -5n+15q=160 5n+35q=440 50q= 600 q=12 -5n+15(12)=160 -5n+180=160 -5n=-20 n=4 (4)+d+(12)=30 16+d=30 d=14 5(4)+10(14)+25(12)=460 20+140+300=460 20+440=460 460=460 Would this be the correct answer?? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 174777: A coin collector had a collection of silver coins worth \$205. There were 5 times as many quarters as half-dollars. There were 200 fewer dimes than quarters. How many of each kind of coin did the collector have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)
 Question 174777: A coin collector had a collection of silver coins worth \$205. There were 5 times as many quarters as half-dollars. There were 200 fewer dimes than quarters. How many of each kind of coin did the collector have? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 176135: Hershey has 202 pesos in 5 pesos,1 peso and 10 pesos. She has three times as many as 1 peso as 5 pesos and 5 more 10 pesos than 1 peso. How many coins of each kind has she? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 176297: A coin bank contains \$2.05 in nickels and dimes. There are 5 more nickels than dimes. What equation correctly represents this information? 1.5(d + 5) + 10d = 205 2.5n + 10(n - 5) = 205 3.5n + 10(n + 5) = 205 Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 176305: Chang bought some 25 cent stamps and some 15 cent stamps and paid \$5.00. How many 25 cent stamps did he buy? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8924)

 Question 176674: An operator assisted call to another country costs \$5.84 for 10 minutes. The same call dialed directly costs \$0.39 for the first minute and \$0.25 for each additional minute. How much money is saved on a 10 minute call by dialing directly? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 176671: Sam found a number of nickels, dimes and quarters in his room. He found 3 more dimes than nickels but twice as many quarters as dimes. The total value of the coins was \$5.05 how many coins of each type did Sam find? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 176676: There is a total of 25 coins in Nickles, Dimes, and Quarters. There are four times as many dimes as quarters. The total vaule of the change is \$2.05, how many of each coin is there? I have tried a few equations: 1) 5(x-5)+10(4x)+25(x+15)=205 2) 5(x-20)+10(4x-15)+25x=205 3) 5x+10(4x)+25x+=205 I know this can be solved with multiple variables, but I am suppose to solve it with one. Please help. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 176672: Sam needs to get carpet in two rooms of his house. Estimate the number of square feet(square footage) in the two rooms if one room measures 10 1/2 feet by 9 3/4 feet; and the other room measures 19 1/4 feet by 18 1/2 feet. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 176739: Shankar saved nickles and dimes until he had \$.55. He paid with 8 coins. How many of each kind of coin did he have? This must be written out as how you solved it. Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 171064: can you please explain me this word problem(stan has 52 quaters and nickels. He has three times as many nickels as quarters. How much money does he have? Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 172499: what is the total value if ana buy ah dress that have 35 discount? he pay 38 pesos and the total or regular price of the dress was 280? Click here to see answer by colliefan(239)

 Question 177294: In a change purse there are some nickels some dimes and some quarters. There are 100 coins altogether and the number of nickels are the same as the number of dimes and quarters combined. the total value of thecoins is \$12.30. how many of each coin do i have? > it can be answered by any means > i got n=nickels d=dimes q=quarters > n+d+q=100 > n=d+q > .5n +.10d +.25q =\$12.30 Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 177565: Jack in the box offers three different types of burgers: the hamburger, the double cheeseburger and the jumbo jack. The track team went to the local jack in the box on three different occasions. The first time they ordered 3 hamburgers, 5 double cheeseburgers, and 6 jumbo jacks and paid \$29.75. The second time they ordered 2 hambugers, 7 double cheeseburgers, and 5 jumbo jacks at the same price and paid \$29.25. The third time they ordered 4 hamburgers, 4 double cheeseburgers, and 7 jumbo jacks at the same price and paid \$32. what was the price of each type of burger? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 177558: A computer online service charges one hourly price for regular use, but a higher hourly rate for designed "premium" areas. One customer was charged \$28 after spending two hours in premium areas and nine regular hours. Another spent three hours in premium areas and six regular hours and was charged \$27. What does the online service charge per hour for regular and premium services? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 178282: I have a word problem that I have worked two diffrent ways and I am still not able to come up with the answer. THe problem is: A store employee is counting \$10.00 and \$20.00 bills. If there are 6 times as many \$10 bills as \$20 bills and the total amount is \$1760, find the number of each type of bill. 10x+60+20x=1760 30x+60=1760---then subtract 60 from both sides I get 30x=1700 x=56.6666666 I am not sure what I am doing wrong so any help with this would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks in Advance. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 178083: How many way can make change for a \$50 bill using \$5, \$10, and \$20 bills? Click here to see answer by EMStelley(187)

 Question 178751: Wendy has 52 coins consisting of nickels and pennies. The value of the coins is \$1.20, then how many of each type does she have? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 179782: Forty-three nickels and dimes have a total value of \$3.45. How many nickels are there? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 179804: Rico's collection of quarters and dimes contains \$32.85. There are 171 coins in all. How many quarters and how many dimes are in Rico's collection? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 179953: A child's coin bank contains \$2.58 in pennies and nickels. If the number of pennies is 36 less than 2 times the number of nickels, how many pennies are in the bank? Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 179957: How many different ways can you make change for a 50-cent coin using quarters, dimes, and nickels? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8924)

 Question 180898: Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth \$6.05. If the number of dimes was doubled and the number of nickels was decreased by 10, the value of the coins would be \$9.85. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 180987: Mary has \$4.40 in nickles,dimes and quarters. She has four more dimes than quarters and twice as many nickles as dimes. How many coins of each type does she have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 181055: A jar with pennies, nickels, and dimes contains a total of 55 coins worth \$3.23. How many of each are there if the number of pennies is 10 less than the sum of nickels and dimes together? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 181879: Harry saved nickels, dimes, and quarters in a jar. When the jar was full, he counted the money. He had as many quarters as dimes, but he had twice as many nickels as dimes. If the jar had 844 coins, how much money had Harry saved? This is an open ended writing response and I have no idea how to begin to solve this. I am in the seventh grade. Click here to see answer by eperette(173)
 Question 181879: Harry saved nickels, dimes, and quarters in a jar. When the jar was full, he counted the money. He had as many quarters as dimes, but he had twice as many nickels as dimes. If the jar had 844 coins, how much money had Harry saved? This is an open ended writing response and I have no idea how to begin to solve this. I am in the seventh grade. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 181998: 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???? I would like help I don't know how to start. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 182579: I just need to know the formula for this question: A child saved \$3.70 in nickels and dimes. If the child has twice as many nickels as dimes. How many nickels does the child have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 182833: Christina makes a \$9.25 purchase at a bookstore in Reno with a \$20 bill. The store has no bills and gives her the change in quarters and fifty cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind are there? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 183228: mary has 18 coins, some quarters and the rest dimes. the total value of all the coins is \$3.45. Find the number of each of coin. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

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