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A woman has $1.70 in dimes and nickels. She has 5 more dimes than nickels. How many nickels does she have?
A.8 B. 3 C.13 D. 18

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    nickels --- x
    dimes ---- x+5

    solve 5x + 10(x+5) = 170

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    Got it ! thanks Reiny

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    ed has 3.85 in nickels and dimes. the nummber of nickels exceeds two times the number of dimes by 1. find the number he has of each kind.

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