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a vending machine takes only nickels and dimes. there five times as many dims as nickels in the machine. the face value of the coins is $4.40. how many of each are there?

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    Let x = # of nickels

    Let 5x = # of dimes

    10(5x) + 5x = 4.40

    Solve for x and then 5x.

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