# Algebra

Margie has 5 times as many nickels as quarters. She has a total of \$2.00.

a. Write a system of equations to represent the situation. Let n represent
the number of nickels and q represent the number of quarters.
b. Solve the system you wrote in part (a). Show your work.
c. Interpret your solution in the context of the problem.

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1. a. n = 5 q
... 5n + 25 q = 200

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