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Sam has 18 coins in his pocket that are either quarters or nickels. The total value of these coins is \$3.90.

Let q represent the number of quarters and n represent the number of nickels. The following system of equations represents this situation:

q+n=18

0.25q+0.05n=3.90

How many quarters and nickels does Sam have?

1. PsyDAG

Substitute 18-q for n in the second equation and solve for q. Insert that value into the first equation to solve for n. Check by putting both values into the second equation.

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4. Anonymous

what is ittttt I have to do my tenmarksssss

5. Anonymous

I too have to do my tenmarks

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