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Posted by **marko** on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 10:19pm.

a coin purse contains quarters, dimes, and nickes. there are the same number of dimes as nickesl and half as many quarters as dimes. the coins are worth $1.65 . how many of each coin are in the coin purse. ?

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**marko**, Monday, March 12, 2012 at 10:56pmfor number 1 is it that she had 13candles to start with?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 12:13amso 1/5 of the candles are left or 8 are left

so she must have had 40 candles

check: 4/5 of 40 = 32

so she has 8 left.

#2. let the number of quarters be x

then the number of dimes is 2x

and the number of nickels is 2x

25x + 10(2x) + 5(2x) = 165

55x = 165

x = 3

there are 3 quarters, 6 dimes and 6 nickels.

check: 3(25) + 6(10) + 6(5) = 165

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**emma k**, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 5:55pm3(25)+6(10)+6(5)=165

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