Posted by **Kill** on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11:20pm.

He had dimes and quarters ... He has 8 more quarters than dimes equalling 5.50..., how do u solve ..

- 8th grade math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 5:20am
working with the number of coins,

you are told that q = d+8

now add the values:

10d + 25(d+8) = 550

10d + 25d + 200 = 550

35d = 350

d = 10

so, 10 dimes, 18 quarters

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