# SOLUTION: you have \$2.58 in pennys and nickels.Number of pennys 36 less than two times the number of nickels how many pennys do you have?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 283797: you have \$2.58 in pennys and nickels.Number of pennys 36 less than two times the number of nickels how many pennys do you have?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!you have \$2.58 in pennys and nickels.Number of pennys 36 less than two times the number of nickels how many pennys do you have? let the number of nickels be x number of pennys = 2x-36 5x+(2x-36)=258 cents 5x+2x-36= 258 7x -36+36=258+36 7x=294 x= 294/7 x=42 which is the number of nickels Number of pennies = 2x-36 plug the value of x we get 2*42-36 =48 Number of pennies = 48