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 Question 245471: A jar contains 54 pennies,2/3 and of the coins in the jar are pennies. How many coins c are in the jar? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 245540: Solve the problem by using a system of equations. Brad has a collection of dimes and quarters totaling \$53.50. The number of quarters is 10 more than three times the number of dimes. How many coins of each kind does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 245730: how can i divide \$80 between 3 people so that the second person will have twice as much as the first and the third person will have \$5 less then the second person. ex. of how to set up .... 1st person- x+2 2nd person- x 3rd person- 5-x thanks. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 246221: Paula can have pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters in her purse. The average value of coins in her purse is 20 cents. If she adds one more quarter to her purse, the average value of all the coins will be 21 cents. How many nickels does she have in her purse? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 246300: A box of coins contains a total of \$26.00 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. If there is the same number of nickels as dimes, but twice as many quarters as nickels, how many dimes are in the box? (A)26 (B) 30 (C) 34 (D) 40 (E) 50 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 246973: If you earn \$48.75 in 5 days, then how much did you earn the first day? Click here to see answer by Jeff Gordon(65)

 Question 246743: A box of coins contains a total of 26:00 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. If there is the same number of nickels as dimes, but twice as many quarters as nickels, how many dimes are in the box? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 247355: A collection of 20 coins made up of only nickels, dimes, and quarters has a total value of \$3.35. If the dimes were nickels, the nickels were quarters and the quarters were dimes, the collection of coins would have a total value of \$2.75. How many quarters are in the original collection? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 247555: a stamp collector has 12c stamp and 17c stamp with a total face value of \$15.53. the number of 12c stamps is three more than twice the number of 17c stamps. how many of each type are in collection. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 248373: Mike has 15 coins. One third of them are dimes; the rest are nickels. How much money does Mike have? How would I solve this problem? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)
 Question 248373: Mike has 15 coins. One third of them are dimes; the rest are nickels. How much money does Mike have? How would I solve this problem? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 248513: A bank contains 30 coins, consisting of nickles, quarters, and dimes.there are twice as many nickles as quarters and the remaining are dimes.if the total value of the coins is \$3.35, what is the number of each type of coin in the bank? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 248649: John has a total of 13 coins in his pocket. Of the 13 coins, they are all either quarters or dimes. The total value of the coins is \$2.50. How many quarters does John have in his pocket? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 249005: Alice has \$5.00 in dimes, quarters, and half-dollars. She finds that she has 30 coins altogether and there are four times as many quarters as there are half-dollars. How many dimes does Alice have? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 249414: 50% of the coins are pennies. Half of the remaining coins are quarters. The rest of the coins have an equal number of nickles, dimes and half dollars. We tries assuming 100% so 50 if the coins are pennies. half the remaining coins (25) are quarters. leaving 25 coins but you can't divide 25 by 3 equally??? Help! Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 249829: We had this problem in math today, and i didn't understand how to get the answer. Here is the question: "Paula can have pennies,nickels,dimes, and quarters in her purse. The average of the coins in Paula's purse is 20 cents. If she adds one more quarter, the average of all the coins will be 21 cents. How many nickels does she have in her purse?" I know that the answer is one nickel, but I don't understand how to get it. Since it doesn't tell us the total number of coins in her purse, I have no idea what the first step would even be. Please help, I would really appreciate it! (: Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 250009: Penny collected some change in preparation for a garage sale. She collected two more nickles than twice the number of dimes and eight fewer quarters than twice the number of nickles. If the value of the quarters was \$1.60 greater than four times the value of the nickles and dimes together, what was the total value of the change that Penny collected? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 250212: what does this mean and how to solve ( he has twice as many quarters as nickel?) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 250751: There is \$12.80 in a vending machine, composed of dimes, nickels and quarters. The amount of dimes is 5 times the amount of nickels. The amount of quarters is the amount of nickels plus 15. How many of each coin are there ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)
 Question 250751: There is \$12.80 in a vending machine, composed of dimes, nickels and quarters. The amount of dimes is 5 times the amount of nickels. The amount of quarters is the amount of nickels plus 15. How many of each coin are there ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 251078: A piggy bank has an equal number of nickels, dimes and quarters. The total value of the coins is \$20.00. How many coins of each kind are in the bank? Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 251018: a coin is tossed and then a die is rolled. what is the probabilty that the coin will show a head and the die shows an even number? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 251318: A jar of quarters and nickels contain 16 coins. The value of all the coins is \$3.00. How many quarters are in the jar? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 251281: I have 19 coins that are worth a total of \$1.10. If they consist only of dimes and nickels, then how many nickels do I have? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 251264: A box of coins contains a total of 26:00 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. If there is the same number of nickels as dimes, but twice as many quarters as nickels, how many dimes are in the box? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 251282: Donnie has \$5.10 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. He has an equal number of dimes and nickels, with the value of the quarters being \$2.40 more than the total value of the dimes and nickels. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 251711: When changing a \$20 bill, Marilyn received 4 more \$1 bills than three times the number of \$5 bills. How many \$1 bills did she receive? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 251792: Jennifer has 21 coins in nickels and dimes. THe coins have a total value of \$1.65. How many of each does she have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 251785: Vince has 3 times as many nickels as dimes. The coins have a total value of \$1.50. How many of each does he have? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 252168: Suppose I have \$2.00 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. If I have the same number of each type of coin, how many coins do I have? A. 6 B. 9 C. 12 D. 15 E. 18 Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 252366: A bag of coins contains pennies, dimes, and quarters (and no other types of coin or currency). There are twice as many dimes as pennies, and there are three times as many quarters as dimes. Which of the following could be the amount of money in the bag? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252460: i have 4 philippine coins in my pocket. If none of them is a 5 centavos or a 10 cents, what could be the amount? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252611: There are nickles and dimes in a collection of coins. There are twice as many nickles as dimes. The total value of the coins is \$1.20. Find the number of each coin. How do i solve this? I did a let statement but I think its wrong because my equation isn't working out... Click here to see answer by hokies(65)

 Question 250796: Jimmy has seven times as many dimes as nickels. Their value is \$3.75. How many nickels does he have? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 252890: Fifteen percent of the coins in a piggy bank are nickels and 5% are dimes. If there are 220 coins in the bank, how many are NOT nickels or dimes? (A) 80 (B) 176 (C) 180 (D) 187 (E) 200 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 252912: The average price of a gallon of gas in the us on January 1 2006 is \$2.238 on Jan 1 2007 the price was \$2.334 By what percent did the price increase from January 1 2006-2007? Write a formula giving the price of a gallon of gas in terms of the years following 2006 if prices continue to increase exponentially at the annual rate found in part a. Use the formula to predict the year when the price of a gallon will reach \$10 Click here to see answer by drk(1908)
 Question 252912: The average price of a gallon of gas in the us on January 1 2006 is \$2.238 on Jan 1 2007 the price was \$2.334 By what percent did the price increase from January 1 2006-2007? Write a formula giving the price of a gallon of gas in terms of the years following 2006 if prices continue to increase exponentially at the annual rate found in part a. Use the formula to predict the year when the price of a gallon will reach \$10 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 253148: Nikka has 4 times as many 25-centavo coins as she has 1-peso coins. how many 1-peso coins does she have if the value of the coins is Php24.00? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 253521: Candice paid her library fine with 10 coins consisting of nickels and dimes. If the fine was 80 cents, then how many of each type of coin did she use? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 253859: Malcolm has \$2.30 in quarters and dimes. He has 2 more dimes than quarters. How many quarters does Malcolm have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 253859: Malcolm has \$2.30 in quarters and dimes. He has 2 more dimes than quarters. How many quarters does Malcolm have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 254385: You have \$5.60 in half-dollars. The number of dimes is 7 less than twice the number of half-dollars. How many dimes do you have? How many half-dollars do you have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 254630: If 24 coins in half-dollars and dimes are worth \$3.60, how many coins of each type are there? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 254770: How many times can you make ten cents only using nickels and dimes? I heard you can do it four ways but, I can only count three? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 255217: A person changed \$10 at a bank into nickels, dimes and quarters. There were twice as many dimes as nickels and three times as many quarters as nickels. How many nickels and dimes were there? What is the value of the quarters? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

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