Post a New Question

Math

posted by .

How would you work, and solve this problem?

Christa is a waitress and collects her tips at the table. At the end of the shift she has 68 bills, all ones and fives. If the total value of her tips is 172, how many of each bill does she have?

  • Math -

    n = number of ones
    1n = value of ones
    68 - n = number of fives
    5(68 - n) = value of fives

    n + 5(68 - n) = 172
    n + 340 - 5n = 172
    -4n = -168
    n = 42

    n = 42 ones = 42.00
    68 - n = 26 fives = 130.00
    68 bills = 172

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    restaurants typically pay wait staff an hourly wage that is lower than minimum wage. the wait staff is expected to make up the difference in tips. the minimum wage is $5.15 per hour and a restaurant pays the wait staff $4 per hour …
  2. Math

    Jared, the bank teller, has a total of 124 bills in fives and tens. The total value of the money is $840. How many of each kind does he have?
  3. algebra

    Johnny has $147 dollars in ten, five and one dollar bills. He has 38 bills. He has twice as many fives as tens. He has three more ones than fives. How many of each bill does he have?
  4. PRE CALC

    CASHIER HAS A TOTAL OF 39 BILLS CONSISTING OF ONES, FIVES, AND TWENTIES. THE NUMBER OF TWENTIES IS 16 LESS THAN THE NUMBER OF ONES. THE TOTAL VALUE IS $208. HOW MANY OF EACH DENOMINATION IS THERE.
  5. math

    June wishes to make a deposit. She has these bills: 41 ones, 7 fives, 3 tens, and 2 twenties. She has 8 nickels, 7 dimes, and 22 quarters. June has checks for $51.25 and $14.75. June wants to receive $50 in cash. What would she enter …
  6. college algebra

    A cashier has a total of 126 bills, made up of fives and tens. The total value of money is $890. How many ten-dollar bills does the cashier have?
  7. algebra

    A cashier has a total of 34 bills, made up of ones, fives, and twenties. The number of fives is one less than the number of twenties. The total value of the money is $237. How many of each denomination of bills are there?
  8. Math

    A cashier has a total of 37 bills consisting of ones, fives and twenties. The number of twenties is 15 less than the number of ones. The total value of money is $191. How many of each denomination of bill are there?
  9. Math

    A cashier has a total of 33 bills consisting of ones, fives and twenties. The number of twenties is 14 less than the number of ones. The total value of money is $164. How many of each denomination of bill are there?
  10. Algebra 1

    A cashier has 25 bills consisting of twice as many ones as tens, two fewer fives than than ones, and the rest are twenties. If the total value is $140, find how many of each bill she has?

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question