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 Question 295691: John has 73 coins ,all nickles and quarters .if his coins are worth \$13.05 ,how many quaters does john have Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296040: if c = # of cups, p = # of plates, and there are TWICE AS MANY cups then plates, does 2c = p or does 2p = c ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 296018: how many possible outcomes are there when 4 fair coins are tossed all at once? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 296830: Jamil always throws loose change into a pencil holder on his desk and takes it out every two weeks. This time it is all nickels and dimes. There are 8 times as many dimes as nickels, and the value of the dimes is \$5.25 more than the value of the nickels. How many nickels and dimes does Jamil have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 297321: is it possible to have \$6.00 in nickels, dimes and quarters, and have the same number of each kind of coins? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 297321: is it possible to have \$6.00 in nickels, dimes and quarters, and have the same number of each kind of coins? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 297526: i have 3 coins none of the coins is worth more than 5 cents how much money could i have Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 297831: Dana inserted eight coins, consisting of dimes and nickels, into a vending machine to purchase a Snickers bar for 55 cents. How many coins of each type did she use? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 298711: Isabelle has in her hand some pennies, nickels and dimes totaling 80 cents. If she has 15 coins and as many pennies as nickels, how many dimes does she have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 299071: Sam has 30 nickels and dimes worth \$2.40. How many nickels does he have? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 301397: Bill has a collection of 65 nickels and dimes. Their total worth is \$5.50. Find how many nickels and dimes Bill has. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 301706: Need help in setting up this coin word problem. Princess has collection of new quarters and new \$1.00 coins. She has four more quarters than dollar coins. Her total value of coins is \$4.75. How many of each coins does Princess have? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 302928: A collection of dimes and quarters is worth \$25. There are 40 more dimes than quarters. How many of each are there? Let d=dimes q=quarters I came up with these two equations put they didn't work out: 10d + 25q = 25 40 + q = d Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 304094: Jeremy had 12 coins. 1/2 of the coins were quarters. 1/4 of the coins were dimes, and the rest were nickels. How much money does Jeremy have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 304803: A man goes to the bank with \$4.00 and asks for change. He is given an equal amount of nickels, dimes and quarters. How many of each is he given? Click here to see answer by themathtutor2009(81)

 Question 304896: Amy has 4 quarters, 3 dimes and 2 pennies. Betty had 1 dime. Amy gave 3 of her coins to Betty. Amy now had 2 cents more than betty. Whata 3 coins did Amy give to betty? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 306551: how many combinations of only quarters nickels and dimes can go into 85cents Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 307537: The cost of 4 boxes of small paper clips and 9 boxes of large paper clips is \$15.75. Eight boxes of small clips and 7 boxes of large ones cost \$16.65. Find the cost of a box of each size of paper clips. I tried to solve this word problem, but with no success. I got that small clips cost -\$29.48 and large ones cost \$14.85. As you can tell, these answers don't even make sense, and I have no idea what I did wrong! If you could help me that would be great! I have a test on this material tomorrow and I am panicking! :( Thank You in advance!!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 308662: Rhonda has \$4.50 in nickels and dimes. If she has 10 more dimes than nickels, which equation can be used to determine x, the number of nickels she has 1)0.10(x+10)+0.05x=4.50 2)0.05(x+10)+0.10x=4.50 3)0.05+0.10(10x)=4.50 4)0.15(x+10)=4.50 Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 309316: Araceli goes to the bank to get \$10 worth of change. She requests twice as many quarters as half-dollars, twice as many dimes as quarters, three times as many nickels as dimes, and no pennies or dollars. What is the total number of dimes and nickels? a. 80 b. 30 c. 10 d. 2 e. 5 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57285)

 Question 309710: The St. Mark Community babecue served 250 dinners. Achilds plate cost \$3.50 and an adult plate is \$7.00. A total of \$1347.50 was collected. How many of each type of plate was served? Please show work. Thanks Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)
 Question 309710: The St. Mark Community babecue served 250 dinners. Achilds plate cost \$3.50 and an adult plate is \$7.00. A total of \$1347.50 was collected. How many of each type of plate was served? Please show work. Thanks Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 309904: How do you breakdown \$1.00 into fifty coins Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9667)

 Question 311607: Bill has a pocket full of nickels, dimes and quarters totaling \$3.45. The number of dimes is 5 times the number of nickels. The number of quarters is 7 less than 3 times the number of nickels. How many of each kind does Bill have? Tried this way and it did not work D 5x(10) N x Q 3x-7 50x+ x + 75x-7 = 345 126x-7=345 +7 +7 126x/126=352/126 x=2.79 Can you please explain what it is I am doing wrong? _ Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 311542: A handful of 65 coins consist of pennies, nickles, and dimes. The number of nickels is 4 less than twice the number of pennies, and there are 13 more dimes than nickles. how many coins of each kind are there? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 311913: In Mexico, avocados are 45 pesos per kilogram. What is the cost in cents of an avocado that weighs 0.51kg if the exchange rate is 11 pesos to the dollar? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9667)
 Question 311913: In Mexico, avocados are 45 pesos per kilogram. What is the cost in cents of an avocado that weighs 0.51kg if the exchange rate is 11 pesos to the dollar? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312036: Araceli goes to the bank to get \$10 worth of change. She requests twice as many quarters as half-dollars, twice as many dimes as quarters, three times as many nickels as dimes, and no pennies or dollars. What is the total number of dimes and nickels? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6955)

 Question 312376: Your piggy bank has a total of 46 coins in it; some are dimes and some are quarters. If you have a total of \$7.00, how many quarters and how many dimes do you have? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 312601: IF YOU HAVE 205 COINS AND YOU HAVE THREE TIMES THE AMOUNT OF DIMES THEN NICKELS HOW MANY OF EACH ARE THERE I KNOW HOW MANY WHATS THE FORMULA USED Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 312758: Jimmy has 15 coins in his pocket. They were dimes and nickels. The total value of the coins is \$1.30. How many dimes are in the pocket? It tells me to put it into two equations, but I dont know HOW to put it in equation form. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8893)

 Question 312774: jhon has a totla of 13 coins in his pocket.of the 13 coins,they are all eaither quarters or dimes.the total value of coins is \$2.50. how mnay dimes does jhon have in his pocket? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 313058: I have nickles, dimes, and quarters. There are a total of 24 coins and their value is \$3.00. There is one nickle more than dimes. How many coins do I have of each? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 313640: Mike a salvation army bell ringer has 5 fewer quarters than nickels in his cup.Mike has \$5.95 in quarters and nickels. How many nickels does he have? 5n+25(n-5)=595 ????? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57285)

 Question 314089: In a collection of coins, the number of quarters is twice the number of dimes and the number of nickels is five less than the number of dimes. How many type of each coin are in the collection, if the total amount of money is \$9.50? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 314177: In a group of quarters and nickels, there are four more nickels than quarters. How many nickels and quarters are there if the coins are worth \$2.30? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 314705: janet has 3 times as many dimes as nickles, and twice as many quarters as nickles. if she has \$3.40 in all, how many nickles,dimes and quarters does she have? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9667)

 Question 314797: A collection of 30 coins worth \$5.50 consists of nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are twice as many dimes as nickels. How many quarters are there? please and thank you!! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 315086: in a collection of nickels and quarters there are two more nickels than quarters. How many of each coin are there if the collection is worth \$3.40 Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 316383: the bill is \$265 the sales tax is 5.8%....what is the total bill? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 316973: The amount of money in cents in a jar containing n nickels and some dimes and some quarters if there are 4 times as many dimes as nickels and twice as many quarters as dimes. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 316842: Ryan has three times as many quarters as nickels. If Ryan had thirty-one more nickels and five fewer quarters, he would have the same number of each coin. How much money does he have? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 317164: A cash register contains 18 quarters and dimes. Find the total value of the coins in terms of quarters, q. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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