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Posted by **kelly** on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 9:43pm.

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:02pmLet

F=number of five dollar bills,

then

number of one-dollar bills = (5*F)*2

Total number of bills

33 = (5*F)*2 + F

Can you complete the solution?

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**kelly**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:47pmno i still need your help, please

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:53pmLet F=number of 5 dollar bills.

"daniel has twice as much money in one-dollar bills as he does in five-dollar bills."

means that if he had 1 5-dollar bill, he has 10 dollars worth of $1-bills. That makes 11 bills.

If he had 2 $5-bills, he would have $20 worth of 1 dollar bills. That makes 22 bills.

Can you continue?

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**kelly**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 11:16pmno i am still a little confused

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 11:48pmLet F=number of 5 dollar bills.

"daniel has twice as much money in one-dollar bills as he does in five-dollar bills."

means that if he had 1 5-dollar bill (worth $5), he has twice that amount in $1-bills, i.e. 10 dollars worth of $1-bills. That makes a total of 11 bills, 1 five, and 10 ones.

If he had 2 $5-bills (2*5=$10), he would have $20 worth of 1 dollar bills. That makes 22 bills (2 fives, and 20 ones).

If he had 3 $5-bills (3*5=$15), he would have $30 worth of 1 dollar bills. That makes ______ bills? (3 fives and 30 ones).

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**KELLY**, Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 12:00amWOW! I GET IT NOW. THANKS ALOT. U R REALLY GOOD!

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 7:43amYou're welcome!