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If a parking meter has 100 coins in it that add up to $14.50, how man are dimes and how many are quarters?

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    D + Q = 100
    10D + 25Q = 1450

    10(100 -Q) + 25Q = 1450

    1000 -10Q + 25Q = 1450
    15Q = 450
    Q = 30 is the number of quarters
    D = 70 is the number of dimes

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