# Algebra

A stack of \$20, \$50, and \$100 was retrieved as part of a police investigation. There were 36 more \$50 bills than \$100 bills. Also, the number of \$20 bills was 8 times the number of \$100 bills. If the total value of the money was \$9240, find the number of each type of bill.

A. The number of \$100 bills was ____.
B. The number of \$50 bills was ____.
C. The number of \$10 bills was ____.

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1. number of \$100 bills ---- x
number of \$50 bills ----- x+36
number of \$20 bills ----- 8x

equations based on the value of the bills:

100x + 50(x+36) + 20(8x) = 9240

solve the equation and sub back into my definitions

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