Posted by **Logan** on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:53pm.

Lauren has collected 150 nickles and dimes. She has 70 more nickles than dimes. How many of each does she have?

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**ashna**, Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 6:06pm
my sister kelly loves cats

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**Pinky**, Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 7:30pm
I think it's 150/2=75 , I may be right, I may be wrong. But I'm not sure.

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 12:07pm
Let x = # of dimes and y = # of nickels.

y = x + 70

x + y = 150

Substitute x + 70 for y in the second equation.

x + x + 70 = 150

2x = 80

x = 40

y = 110

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 12:11pm
First, if you have a question, it is much better to put it in as a separate post in <Post a New Question> rather than attaching it to a previous question, where it is more likely to be overlooked.

Second, I am not sure what you are asking. To be completely correct, the sentence should be:

My sister, Kelly, loves cats.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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