Tuesday

October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:49pm.

How many nickels are there in the collection ?

- math -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:53pmDealing with NUMBER of coins:

nickels ---- x

dimes ----- 2x

quarters ---- 2x - 4

dealing with VALUE of our coins:

5x + 10(2x) + 25(2x-4) = 575

solve for x and back-substitute

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

mathematics - In a collection of nickels, dimes and quarters, there are twice ...

mathematics - In a collection of nickels, dimes and quarters, there are twice ...

mathematics - In a collection of nickels, dimes and quarters, there are twice ...

mathematics - In a collection of nickels, dimes and quarters, there are twice ...

Alegbra (Mrs.Sue) thank you :) - Sal keeps quarters,nickels, and dimes in a jar...

algebra - Please help....struggling with word problems and please explain how to...

math - Sal keeps quarters, nickels, and dimes in his change jar. He has a total ...

algebra - A collection of nickels, dimes, and quarters amounts to $9.50. If ...

Math - A collection of 30 coins worth $5.50 consists of nickels, dimes, and ...

math - There are 60 coins in a box containing only nickels, dimes, and quarters...