# SOLUTION: Mary has 150 nickles and dimes. She has 70 more nickles than dimes. How many of each does Mary have?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Evaluation Word Problems Question 226571: Mary has 150 nickles and dimes. She has 70 more nickles than dimes. How many of each does Mary have?Answer by RAY100(1637)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let n=# nickles,,,,,and d =# dimes . n+d=150,,,,,,,,or n =150-d . n=d +70,,,,,,,given . subst,,,,,,,(150-d) = d+70 . 150-70= 80 = 2d . d=40,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,n=150-40=110 . . check,,,,,40 +110 =150,,,,ok . 110 = 40 +70 ,,,,,,,ok .