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Jane has only $1 and $5 in her wallet, and they total $79.00. If she has a total of 23 bills, how many of each bill does she have?

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  1. Let x = $1 bills.
    Let y = $5 bills

    x + 5y = 79
    x = 79 - 5y

    x + y = 23
    79 - 5y + y = 23
    79 - 23 = 4y
    56 = 4y
    14 = y

  2. Thank you Ms. Sue

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  3. You're welcome, Mark.

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