# math

posted by
**Cathy**
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How would you solve this problem??

A piggy bank contains only nickels and dimes. In all there are 42 coins with a total value of $3.85. How many nickels are in the piggy bank??

posted by
**Cathy**
.

How would you solve this problem??

A piggy bank contains only nickels and dimes. In all there are 42 coins with a total value of $3.85. How many nickels are in the piggy bank??