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Mike has 4 times as many nickels as dimes. How many of each does he have if he has a total of $2.40

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    There might be an easier way but here how I did it.
    4x(.05)+.10x=2.40
    .2x+.10x=2.40
    .3x=2.40
    divide both sides by .3
    x=8
    so ther are 8 dimes and 32 nickels

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