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Cedric cashed a \$125 check at the bank. The teller gave Cedric his money in \$5 and \$10 bills only. If the teller gave Cedric twice as many \$10 bills as \$5 bills, how many of each type did cedric receive?

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number of fives --- x
number of tens ---- 2x

5x + 10(2x) = 125
25x = 125
x = 5

he was given 5 fives and 10 tens

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