Posted by **anonymous** on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 12:55pm.

Dylan has $2.30 in dimes and nickels. The dimes exceed nickels by 5. Find the# of each kind.

let x= nickels=

Let x+5= dimes=

2.3=(.05)x+(.10)x+5

2.3= .05x+.10x+5.1

2.3=.15x+5.1

-2.8= .15x

-18.666666666repeating=x

what did i do wrong?

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