# college algebra

tom has 17 coins in his pocket worth \$1.30. If he has only dimes and nickles, how many coins of each does he have?

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1. number of dimes ---> x
number of nickels ---> 17-x)

solve for x .....

10x + 5(17-x) = 130

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2. 8 nickels 9 dimes

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