Posted by **jess** on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 10:54am.

john has a total of 9 stamps, which consists of 25-cent and 2-cent stamps. his stamps have a value of $1.10. how many of each stamp does john have?

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 11:21am
To get an even amount ($1.10), you need either two quarter stamps ($.50) or four quarter stamps ($1.00) with the remainder in $.02 stamps. Which would involve 9 stamps?

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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**francis**, Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 11:25am
4 x 25 stamps and 5 x .02 = 1.10

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**jess**, Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 11:57am
but how..... i can't understand it!

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