Posted by **Meghan** on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 3:43pm.

Marla has 16 nickles and pennies. She has 3 times as many pennies as nickels. What is te total value of the coins?

I don't know how to come up with home many nickels..Can someone help?

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 4:02pm
divide the coins into four equal numbered piles. How many coins are in each pile? Three of those piles is pennies, and one is nickles. So what it the value of the money?

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**Meghan**, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 4:43pm
i think i have it. 0.32 thanks

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**oneirocritic**, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 5:19pm
n + p = 16

3n = p

4n = 16; n = 4; p = 12

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 5:23pm
one critic: Meghan is a fifth grader.

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**Dylan**, Monday, August 31, 2009 at 8:39pm
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