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=
what did i do wrong?
Algebra - PsyDAG, Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 1:02pm
You forgot confused the parentheses.
2.3 = .05x + .10(x + 5)
2.3 = .05x + .10x +.50
1.8 = .15x
12 = x
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
Algebra - anonymous, Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 1:07pm
oh thanks, i forgot it was multiplication, i added instead. thanks so much for that!