Posted by **mike T** on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 9:26pm.

Gene has less than 12 nickels,dimes,and quarters in his pocket.The probability of pulling out a nickel or a quarter is 3/4.The probabilty of pulling out a dime is 1/4.How many coins does Gene have in his pocket?How many of each does he have?Please explain

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11:19am
For your first question, the first sentence answers it, "12 nickels,dimes,and quarters in his pocket."

For the dime, 1/4 of 12 = 3

As I indicated before, there is not enough data to tell how many of the remaining 9 coins are nickels or quarters. Do you have more information that you have not included, for instance, the total value of the coins?

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