8th grade math
posted by Kill .
He had dimes and quarters ... He has 8 more quarters than dimes equalling 5.50..., how do u solve ..

8th grade math 
Steve
working with the number of coins,
you are told that q = d+8
now add the values:
10d + 25(d+8) = 550
10d + 25d + 200 = 550
35d = 350
d = 10
so, 10 dimes, 18 quarters
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
a childs bank contains $6.30 in dimes and quarters. there are twice as many dimes as quarters. how many of each kind of coin are in the bank? 
8th grade math
a bank contains 35 nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are four more dimes than quarters and twice as many nickels as quarters. How many of each coins are in the bank? 
8th grade math
Matt has twice as many quarters as dimes in his coin collection. If the dimes and quarters together total $9.00 how many of each kind of coin does he have? 
word problem money
you have $ 1.55 in dimes and quarters. find all the possible combinations of coins that you might have i got; 1) 1 quarters 13 dimes 2) 3 quarters 8 dimes 3) 5 quarters and 3 dimes is this right 3 ways? 
math 4 th grade
In which total oes the digit 3 represent 3 tenths? 
Math
Logan saves $5.50 in dimes and quarters over a week. He has 20 more dimes than quarters. Find the number of dimes and quarters he saves. How do I solve the problem algebraically? 
algrebra
a purse contain $6.00 in quarters and dimes. there are 17 more quarters than dimes. find the number of quarters and dimes 
math
Ashley had an equal number of dimes and quarters until she gave 15 quarters away. She now has $ 22.50 in dimes and quarters. How many dimes does she have? 
6 grade math
Please I need help on just the set up using a guess and check table. Karina has some dimes and quarters she has 8 more dimes and quarters and the collection of coins is worth $7.45. How many dimes and quarters does Corona have? 
College Algebra
Mukul has$1.60 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. He has nine more dimes than quarters and six more nickels than quarters. How many of each coin are in his pocket. d=# dimes n=# nickels q= # quarters d+n+q=1.60 d+9=q n+6=q 0.1d+0.05n+0.25q=1.60