Phil has 20 coins, nickels,dimes, and quarters, totaling $2.30. If he has twice as many nickels as quarters, how many quarters does Phil have?
math - Steve, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 5:18am
Putting each piece of information into symbols, we have
n+d+q = 20
n = 2q
5n+10d+25q = 230
So, what do you get?