SOLUTION: A cash register contains only five dollar and ten dollar bills. It contains twice as many five's as ten's and the total amount of money in the cash register is 660 dollars. How man

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 20966: A cash register contains only five dollar and ten dollar bills. It contains twice as many five's as ten's and the total amount of money in the cash register is 660 dollars. How many ten's are in the cash register? Answer by wuwei96815(245)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!This is a two step problem. First, you must write expressions denoting the amount of five and ten dollar bills. Second, you must write an equation that shows the relationship between the expressions and the dollar amount. x=number of ten dollar bills 2x=number of five dollar bills \$10(x) + \$5(2x) = \$660 10x + 10x = 660 20x = 660 x = 33 There are 33 \$10 bills and 66 \$5 bills. I hope that you were able to follow the solution.