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Posted by **emm** on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 6:15pm.

A coin bank contains only dimes and nickels. The bank contains 46 coins. If 5 dimes and 2 nickels were removed the total value of the coins would be $3.40. Find the number of dimes and the number of nickels in the bank.

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**drwls**, Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 7:07pmLet D be the number of dimes and N be the number of nickels.

D + N = 46

10(D-5) + 5(N-2)= 340 (cents)

Solve those two simultaneous equations

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