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Cedric cashed a $125 check at the bank. The teller gave Cedric his money in $5 and $10 bills only. If the teller gave Cedric twice as many $10 bills as $5 bills, how many of each type did cedric receive?

  • algebra -

    number of fives --- x
    number of tens ---- 2x

    5x + 10(2x) = 125
    25x = 125
    x = 5

    he was given 5 fives and 10 tens

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