Acc. Algebra 2

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A jar contains 40 coins consisting of dimes and quarters and having a total value of \$4.90. How many of each kind if coins are there?

• Acc. Algebra 2 -

number of dimes --- x
number of quarters --- 40-x

10x + 25(40-x) = 490

solve for x, then sub into my definitions.

• Acc. Algebra 2 -

34 dimes

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