Saturday

October 25, 2014

October 25, 2014

Posted by **Natatlie** on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 12:53pm.

A) 38 pennies

B) 42 pennies

C) 48 pennies

D) 2 pennies

- math -
**Reiny**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 4:26pmlet the number of nickels be x

then the number of pennies is (2x - 36)

5x + 2x-36 = 258

7x = 294

x = 42

so 42 nickels and 48 pennies

check: 42(5) = 48 = 258

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

maths - Class 5G is having a pizza party. Mrs Baker asked all the children to ...

math - karen saves her change and has dimes nickels and pennies totaling $4.52. ...

Intermediate Algebra - Suppose that Maria has 140 coins consisting of pennies, ...

algebra - Suppose that Maria has 140 coins consisting of pennies, nickels, and ...

Algebra - Could someone please help me with those 2 problems...thanks a lot for ...

math - Bryce has a handful of pennies and nickels.he counts the change and finds...

Algebra 2 - Adding 1 to which digit will increase 736,419 by ten thousand? i ...

Algebra - A piggy bank with only pennies and nickels has 28 nickels for every 52...

math help - A charity organization is collecting change to raise monay. They ...

5th Grade Math - Marla has 16 nickles and pennies. She has 3 times as many ...