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 Question 280095: The coin box of a vending machine contains 6 times as many quarters as dimes. If the total amount of money in quarters and dimes is \$28.80, how many quarters and how many dimes are in the box? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 280107: Betty has 10 more dimes than quarters. If she has \$3.45, how many coins does she have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 280428: Mary is certain that every time she parks in the municipal garage it costs her at least \$2.15 if the garage charges 35 cents plus 30 cents for each half hour, how long is Mary's car parked? Mary's cost is at least \$2.15 when Mary's car is parked at least ____ hours. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 280428: Mary is certain that every time she parks in the municipal garage it costs her at least \$2.15 if the garage charges 35 cents plus 30 cents for each half hour, how long is Mary's car parked? Mary's cost is at least \$2.15 when Mary's car is parked at least ____ hours. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 281109: Robert found 24 coins, 1/3 of them were pennies, 1/4 of them were nickels, 1/6 of them were dimes, and the rest were quarters. How many of each coin did robert find? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 281186: Using only 32-cent and 20 cent stamps, Charlie put \$3.36 postage on a package he sent to his sister. He used twice as many 32-cent stamps as 20-cent stamps. Determine how many of each type of stamps he used. Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)
 Question 281186: Using only 32-cent and 20 cent stamps, Charlie put \$3.36 postage on a package he sent to his sister. He used twice as many 32-cent stamps as 20-cent stamps. Determine how many of each type of stamps he used. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281604: Please help with a word problem. Translate the problem into a pair of linear equations in two variables. Solve the equations using either elimination or substitution, state your answer for the specified variable. A sum of money amounting to \$3.80 consists of dimes and quarters. If there are 20 coins in all, how many are quarters? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 281621: Etienne emptied his collection of nickels and dimes on his cot. If his 38 coins were worth \$3.25, how many coins of each type did he have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 284184: Emma has \$3.40. She only has dimes and quarters. She has 28 coins altogther. Find how many DIMES she has. What are the unknown? What is known? Set up the sytem of equations to solve this problem to solve the problem. Solve the problem Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286021: You have 20 coins, all quarter and dimes. If the total value of these coins is \$3.35, how many dimes are there? A. 9 B. 10 C. 11 D. 12 E. None of these Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286376: A woman has \$2.15 in change in her purse, comprised entirely of dimes and quarters. Given that there are more quarters than dimes in her purse, what is the total number of coins? A. 9 B. 10 C. 11 D. 12 E. 13 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 286376: A woman has \$2.15 in change in her purse, comprised entirely of dimes and quarters. Given that there are more quarters than dimes in her purse, what is the total number of coins? A. 9 B. 10 C. 11 D. 12 E. 13 Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 286356: Sal keeps quarters, nickels, and dimes in his change jar. He has a total of 52 coins. He has three more quarters than dimes and five fewer nickels than dimes. How many dimes does Sal have? A. 13 B. 18 C. 20 D. 21 E. None of these. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 286805: Melinda has a collection of nickels, dimes, and quarters totaling 122 coins. The number of dimes she has is 3 more than four times the number of nickels, and the number of quarters she has is 19 less than the number of dimes. How many dimes does she have? A. 15 B. 63 C. 44 D. 13 E. None of these Click here to see answer by hateandfriends(4)
 Question 286805: Melinda has a collection of nickels, dimes, and quarters totaling 122 coins. The number of dimes she has is 3 more than four times the number of nickels, and the number of quarters she has is 19 less than the number of dimes. How many dimes does she have? A. 15 B. 63 C. 44 D. 13 E. None of these Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287522: There are 5 coins. None of the coins is greater than 10 cents. How many ways can you make 50 cents by using only five of these coins? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 287624: A man has \$2.46 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. If he has an equal number of coins of each kind, then the total number of coins he has is: (a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 24 (d) 36 (e) None of the above Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287972: sue took her collection of nickles and quarters to deposit in the bank. she has seven fewer nickles than quarters. her total deposit was \$86.05. how many nickles did she deposit? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288000: If you need to give a customer \$7.94 in change, what is the least number of dimes you should give the customer as part of the change? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288601: Danial has 19 coins in dimes and nickels . after spending 85 cents , he has 5 dimes and 2 nickles left . how many nickels did Daniel have to start with ? A 2 b 19 c 7 d 9 e 17 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 288601: Danial has 19 coins in dimes and nickels . after spending 85 cents , he has 5 dimes and 2 nickles left . how many nickels did Daniel have to start with ? A 2 b 19 c 7 d 9 e 17 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 289014: Mike has 19 coins (nickels, dimes, and quarters) in his piggy bank with a total value of \$2.35. There are two more dimes than nickels. How many of each type of cion does mike have? Nickels= Dimes= Quarters= Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)
 Question 289014: Mike has 19 coins (nickels, dimes, and quarters) in his piggy bank with a total value of \$2.35. There are two more dimes than nickels. How many of each type of cion does mike have? Nickels= Dimes= Quarters= Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 290168: Ann, Ben, and Carol have some money. If Ann gives Ben 30 cents, then Ben will have twice as much as Ann. If Ben givens Carol 30 cents, then Carol will have as much as Ben. If Carol gives Ann 15 cents, they will both have the same amount of money. How much money to they each have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 290473: jodi has 8 coins totaling 57 cents. what are the coins if she does not have a half dollar ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 290466: I have to solve this. I have to a point. Sharon has 30 nickels and dimes having a total value of \$2.35. How many of each kind does she have? Fill in the chart the solve: # of coins X Value per coin = Total Value Nickels X 5 i Dimes ii 10 iii Total 30 2.35 i is 5x, ii would be 30-x but not sure what iii would be I think 10x maybe. I'm stuck on how to set up the equation then solve. Please help. thank you. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291027: How many ways can Ally make 45 cents using nickels, dimes, and quarters? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 291019: A box contains \$6.25 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are 85 coins in all, with three times as many nickels as dimes. How many quarters are there. Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 291106: John has 36 coins that are nickels and dimes. If the value of the coins is \$2.90, how many coins of each type does he have? Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)

 Question 291261: What are some ways to get 50 cents using dimes, nickels, quarters and, pennies? Thanks! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 291577: Claude has in his hand 15 coins (either pennies, nickels or dimes ) worth 79 cents in total. How many dimes does he have ? A 1 b 2 c 3 d 4 e 5 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291679: a stamp collector has some 15 cent stamps and some 20 cent stamps. the number of 15 cent stamps is eight less than three times the number of 20 cent stamps. the total value is \$4. find the number of each type of stamp in the collection Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 291845: I have 19 coins that are worth a total of \$1.10. If they consist of only dimes and nickels, then how many nickels do I have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 293388: Everyday, Lisa puts her spare change (nickels and dimes) in a piggy-bank. This weekend she decides to count her savings. She finds that she has 72 coins with a total value of \$4.95. How many dimes does she have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 293394: I have 12 coins that equal \$1.80 made up of nickels, dimes, and quartars. how many of each do i have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 293625: the total value of quarters and nickels in a jar full of change is \$7.70. If the nickels were quarters and the quarters were nickels, the total value of the coins would be \$4.90. Find the number of nickels in the bank. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 293625: the total value of quarters and nickels in a jar full of change is \$7.70. If the nickels were quarters and the quarters were nickels, the total value of the coins would be \$4.90. Find the number of nickels in the bank. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 294101: I need help with this problem. I found a handful of change (consisting of nickels, dimes and quarters) totaling \$4.30. There were 3 times as many nickels as quarters and 2 more than twice as many nickels than dimes. How many of each type of coin were found? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 294301: I have only dimes, nickels, and pennies in my wallet. Seven of the coins are dimes, 25% of them are nickels, and 5/9 of them are pennies. How many coins do I have ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)