# algebra

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Christie makes a \$9.25 purchase at the bookstore with a \$20.00 bill. The store has not bills and gives her change in quarters and 50-cent pieces. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind are there?

Are these the correct equations?

x + y = 30
.25x + .5y = 10.75 (that's 20 - 9.25)

Thanks! :)

• algebra -

looks good so far.
after you solve it, see if your values satisfy the conditions stated in your problem.

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