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Lauren has collected 150 nickles and dimes. She has 70 more nickles than dimes. How many of each does she have?

  • vocabulary practice -

    my sister kelly loves cats

  • 3rd grade -

    I think it's 150/2=75 , I may be right, I may be wrong. But I'm not sure.

  • 3rd grade math (Logan) -

    Let x = # of dimes and y = # of nickels.

    y = x + 70

    x + y = 150

    Substitute x + 70 for y in the second equation.

    x + x + 70 = 150

    2x = 80

    x = 40

    y = 110

  • Vocab (ashna) -

    First, if you have a question, it is much better to put it in as a separate post in <Post a New Question> rather than attaching it to a previous question, where it is more likely to be overlooked.

    Second, I am not sure what you are asking. To be completely correct, the sentence should be:

    My sister, Kelly, loves cats.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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