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November 29, 2014

November 29, 2014

Posted by **Natasha** on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 8:57pm.

well, 4:5 is the same as 8:10

That makes the ratio of N, D, Q 3:8:10

Value = N * .05 + D*.10 + Q*.25

let 3x be the number of nickels, then 8x is the number of dimes, and 10 x is the number of q

value= 3x * .05 + 8x*.10 + 10x*.25

you know value, solve for x, then solve for the number of nickels (3x), dimes, and quarters. Nice problem.

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