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 Question 31487: I have 30 coins, all nickels, dimes, and quarters worth \$4.60. There are three times as many quarters as nickels and two more dimes than quarters. How many of each kind of coin do I have? Click here to see answer by Cintchr(481)

 Question 31538: Mike has \$1.55 in dimes and nickles. if he has 7 more nickels than dimes, how many of each coin does he have? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 32240: Cindy has \$6.05 in quarters and nickels. How many of each coin does she have if there are 53 coins in all? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 32410: Some dimes and pennies are in a stack. They have a total value of \$2.31. How many dimes are in the stack if there are twice as many dimes as pennies? Click here to see answer by mukhopadhyay(490)

 Question 32599: George saves nickles and dimes for tolls. If he has 28 coins worth \$2.60, how many are nickles and how many are dimes? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 33244: The owner of a health-food store sells dried apples for \$1.20 per quarter-pound, and dried apricots for \$1.80 per quarter-pound. How many pounds of each must he mix together to get 20lb of a mixture that sells for \$1.68 per quarter-pound? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 33249: The following is my problem: A man has two more nickels than dimes. He has \$1.15 in all. How many coins of each kind does he have. I know this looks simple but I cannot figure it out. I keep getting a negative number. Please help! Click here to see answer by sarah_adam(201)

 Question 33514: I have 23 coins...dimes, nickels, quarters...that equal \$2.45. I must have twice the number of nickels as dimes. I know the answer is 12 nickels, 6 dimes and 5 quarters, but I don't know how to write the equation. Thanks in advance for your help. I didn't submit an ISBN number...this problem was on a handwritten worksheet from the teacher. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)
 Question 33514: I have 23 coins...dimes, nickels, quarters...that equal \$2.45. I must have twice the number of nickels as dimes. I know the answer is 12 nickels, 6 dimes and 5 quarters, but I don't know how to write the equation. Thanks in advance for your help. I didn't submit an ISBN number...this problem was on a handwritten worksheet from the teacher. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 35290: A vending machine which takes only nickles and dimes contains \$4.50. The number of dimes is 5 more than twice the number of nickles. How many of each coin are there? I started with 2n + 5 = 4.50 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 35290: A vending machine which takes only nickles and dimes contains \$4.50. The number of dimes is 5 more than twice the number of nickles. How many of each coin are there? I started with 2n + 5 = 4.50 Click here to see answer by narayaba(40)

 Question 35957: Amber has five dollars in her purse, consistent in nickels, dimes and quarters. If she has one more quarter then dimes, and one less nickel then dimes. How many of each type of coin does she have? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 35971: Amber has five dollars in her purse consistent of nickels, dimes and quarters. If she has one more quarter then dimes, and one less nickel then dimes, how many of each type of coin does she have Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 37847: A vinding machine has \$41.25 in it. there are 255 coins total and the machine only accepts nickels, dimes and quarters. There are twice as many dimes as nickels. How many of each coin are in the machine? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38480: A runner decides to run out in the country. He begins to run at an average rate of 9 miles per hour. He runs a certain distance and then turns around and returns along the same route at an average rate of 6 miles per hour. If the round trip took 2 and a half hours, how far did the runner travel before turning around? Must be a page long solution! :-) thanks! Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 38478: A vending machine has \$41.25 in it. There are 255 coins toal and the machine only accepts nickels, dimes and quarters. There are twice as many dimes as nickels. How many of each coin are in the machine? Must be answered a page long! Teachers demands Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 38683: Marc sold 464 tickets for the school play. Student tickets cost \$2 and adult tickets cost \$5. Marc's sales totaled \$1654, How many adult and how many student tickets did Marc sell? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 39549: Number problems. You have at least \$30 in change in your drawer, consisting of dimes and quarters. Write an inequality that shows the different number of coins in your drawer. Thank you! Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 40192: Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes. If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coin does she have? Thank You Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 43107: David has collected \$6.50 in nickels and dimes. If he has 75 coins, how many of each kind of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 43162: Can someone help me to work this backwards? Karen spent all but \$8.00 of her savings in three stores. In each store she spent \$2.00 less than half of what she had when she went in. How much money did Karen have at the start? Someone answered this for me, but I couldn't get it to come up. Sorry, but I think my computer is fixed now. Thanks, Click here to see answer by aaaaaaaa(138)

 Question 43161: Can someone help me to work this backwards? Helen paid 25 cents for a bag of jelly beans. After giving her brother half the beans, Helen ate 13. Her sister then ate one more than half the remaining beans, after which there were 3 left. How many jelly beans were in the bag before it was opened? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 44217: My friend has to pay tolls on a 200 mile round trip.He has \$5.50 in nickels, dims, and quarters. He has twice as many quarters as nickels, and two fewer than four times the number of dimes as nickels. How many dimes does he have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 45161: Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes.If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coin does she have? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 45161: Jill has \$3.50 in nickels and dimes.If she has 50 coins, how many of each type of coin does she have? Click here to see answer by maribeth_abella(11)

 Question 45835: You have at least \$30 in change in your drawer, consisting of dimes and quarters. Write an inequality that shows the different number of coins in your drawer. Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 46938: Isengrim took(22nd Thain of the Shire) had a collection of 48 coins consisting of fatherings, haypennies and shire pieces. The number of haypennies is one less than twice the number of fatherings, and the number of shire pieces is ten greater than the number of haypennies. How many coins of each denomination are there in the collection? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 48326: Lou has quarters and dimes in his own coin bank. There are 26 coins in the bank. If he add 7 quarters and 3 dimes, the total value of the coins will be \$7.35. Find the no. of quarters and dimes Lou originally have. Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 49433: a coin collection contains nickels dimes and quarters. there are twice as many dimes as quarters and seven more nickels than dimes. the toal value is \$3.10. how many quarters are i nthe collection. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 49432: a coin bank contains 25 coins in nickels dimes and quarters. there are four times as many dimes as quarters. the value of the coins is \$2.05. how many dimes are in the bank Click here to see answer by Osran_Shri(18)

 Question 49789: The sum of two integers is 30.Eight times the smaller integer is six more than five times the larger integer.Find the integers Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 50144: Help! I'm stuck on this problem that looks pretty simple but I can't can't figure out the answer: There were 13 more nickels than dimes and the total value of the coins was \$1.85. Find the number of nickels and the number of dimes. I know this problem has to do with solving a system with two equations but I can't find the correct two equations. Thanks a bunch -Molly Click here to see answer by lkwtcnj(8)

 Question 50641: 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? Book answer: 3 dimes, 5 nickels. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 50641: 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? Book answer: 3 dimes, 5 nickels. Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 50928: For \$100, I can buy 4 chicken pies and 12 banana cakes, or 5 banana cakes and 10 chicken pies. How much does one of each kind cost? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57299)

 Question 51133: Homers change jar contains 40 coins consisting of dimes and quarters. If the total value is \$4.90, how many dimes and quaters are there? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 51601: Hi, I'm doing algebra homework and have come to a problem I can't figure out. I have to convert the below word problem into a math problem, and solve it. I'm not just looking for the answer (I could go to the back of the book for that), I need to know every step of how to get to the answer. I've tried several 'unconventional' ways of solving it... but nothings worked out. The problem is: "Lorraine has \$7.70 in dimes and quarters in her car coin carrier for tolls. If the number of quarters is two more than twice the number of dimes, how many of each type does she have?" Unfortunately, the text book I'm using is a used book, and the ISBN has been covered. However, you can find the textbook at: http://www.prenhall.com/setek/ it's called "Fundamentals of Mathematics" Thanks, ~ Jasmine Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 51663: Hi, I have to convert the below word problem into a math problem, and solve it. I tried: "5x + 10(x + 36) + 25(x + 60) = 11860 or 5x + 10x + 360 + 25x + 1500 = 11860 or 40x = 1860" but that didn't work... The problem is: "A vending machine contains \$118.60 worth of coins. If there are 24 more quarters than dimes and 36 more dimes than nickels, how many of each coin are in the machine?" Unfortunately, the text book I'm using is a used book, and the ISBN has been covered. However, you can find the textbook at: http://www.prenhall.com/setek/ it's called "Fundamentals of Mathematics" Thanks, ~ Jasmine Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 52060: A coin bank contains only nickles and dimes the # of dims is 2 less than twice the # of nickles. There are 52 coins in the bank How money is in the bank Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)
 Question 52060: A coin bank contains only nickles and dimes the # of dims is 2 less than twice the # of nickles. There are 52 coins in the bank How money is in the bank Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 53427: I have exactly 12 coins in my pocket worth exactly \$1.00. I might have nickels, dimes, and/or quarters. What combinations of coins might I have? Find all the possibilities. n=nickels, d=dimes, q=quarters. I set formula as n+d+q=12 and furthered it to .5n+.10d+.25q=\$1.00. I wasn,t sure if I need a third formula or if I was right. I did a process of elimination with coins and came up with these combinations: #1 2q,0d,10n #2 1q,4d,7n #3 0q,8d,4n Click here to see answer by aaaaaaaa(138)

 Question 53492: 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 bubblz190(11)

 Question 53850: Stefan has 42 coins in his collection. The coins consist of nickles, dimes, and quarters. He has twice as many quarters as dimes. Although the collection has been appraised at \$1200, the coins' face value is \$6.60. How many of each type of coin does he have? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

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