# SOLUTION: Harvey has some 1 dollar bills and some 5 dollar bills. In all he has a total of 6 bills worth 22 dollars. Let x represent the number of 1 dollar bills and y represent the number o

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Evaluation Word Problems Question 173110: Harvey has some 1 dollar bills and some 5 dollar bills. In all he has a total of 6 bills worth 22 dollars. Let x represent the number of 1 dollar bills and y represent the number of 5 dollar bills. Write a system of equations the information and use to determine how many of each denomination Harvey has.Answer by stanbon(57342)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In all he has a total of 6 bills worth 22 dollars. Let x represent the number of 1 dollar bills and y represent the number of 5 dollar bills. Write a system of equations the information and use to determine how many of each denomination Harvey has. ------------------------ Quantity Equation: x + y = 6 Value Equation...: x + 5y= 22 ----------------------------------- Subtract the 1st from the 2nd to get: 4y = 16 y = 4 (# of \$5 bills) Since x+y = 6, x = 2 (# of \$1 bills) Cheers, Stan H.