# I have 56 coins consisting of nickels and quarters. The total value of the coins is \$5.60. How many of each coin do I have? Algebra to the rescue... NN is number of nickles ND is the number of quarters

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1. ## math

When a child breaks open her piggy bank, she finds a total of 76 coins, consisting of nickels, dimes, and quarters. The total value of the coins is \$9. If the nickels were dimes, and the dimes were nickels, the value of the coins would be \$8. How many

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2. ## Algebra

Solve the problem using matrices. John has a jarful of quarters and nickels. There are 84 coins in the jar. The value of the coins is \$13.00. How many of each type of coin are there? A) 49 quarters ; 35 nickels B) 44 quarters; 40 nickels C) 79 quarters; 5

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3. ## Math

Jean has a total of 24 coins consisting of just quarters and nickels. The coins total \$3.40. How many of them are quarters?

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4. ## algebra

Please help....struggling with word problems and please explain how to get the answer.... Max has a collection of 210 coins consisting of nickels, dimes, and quarters. He has twice as many dimes as nickels, and 10 more quarters than dimes. How many coins

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5. ## Math

Monica was collecting quarters and nickels in a jar. She kept track of the total value of the coins, as well as, how many coins were actually in the jar. However, she forgot specifically to track how many of each coin there is in the jar. If the total

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6. ## Math problem I need help with

Combination of coins that can be used; fifty-cent piece, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies Q: My 3 types of coins total 37 cents. I have fewer than 4, but more than 1, of each coin. What are the coins?

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7. ## math

Jo has 37 coins (all nickels, dimes and quarters) worth \$5.50. She has 4 more quarters than nickels. How many of each type of coins does she have? d=#dimes n=#nickels q=#quarters. ============== d+n+q=37 n+4=q 0.1d + 0.05n + 0.25q = 5.50

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8. ## Math coin riddle need help please

I have 56 coins consisting of nickels and quarters. The total value of the coins is \$5.60. How many of each coin do I have? Algebra to the rescue... NN is number of nickles ND is the number of quarters. NN*.05 + ND*.25=\$5.60 but NN + ND=56 two equations,

9. ## math

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

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10. ## Math

Cindy had \$1.08 using 9 coins. She had as many pennies as dimes. ___ Danielle had 96 coins, using ten coins. She had the same number of nickels as all the other coins put together. __ The coin choices are. Half Dollar, Quarters, Dimes, Nickels, and

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11. ## Algebra

Mrs. Boyd has a desk full of quarters and nickels. If she has a total of 31 coins with a total face value of \$4.55, how many of the coins are nickels?

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12. ## math

Three coins are selected from 10 coins: 4 dimes, 4 nickels, and 2 quarters. In how many possible ways can the selection be made so that the value of the coins is at least 25 cents? I know that the total outcomes equals 120, but how do I find how many of

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13. ## Math

Shirley has 18 coins. One sixth of the coins are quarters, one third of the coins are dimes, and one half of the coins are nickels. What is the value of Shirley's coins?

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14. ## algebra word problems

you have 95 coins that total \$10.75. the coins consist of only quarters and nickels. how many of each coin do you have?

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15. ## Acc. Algebra 2

A jar contains 40 coins consisting of dimes and quarters and having a total value of \$4.90. How many of each kind if coins are there?

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16. ## Math

All students in Peter's class have \$1.05, consisting of nickels and/or dimes and/or quarters. Each student has a different combination of coins, and all possible combinations of coins are included. What is the probability that Peter is unable to give his

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17. ## Math

All students in Peter's class have \$1.05, consisting of nickels and/or dimes and/or quarters. Each student has a different combination of coins, and all possible combinations of coins are included. What is the probability that Peter is unable to give his

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18. ## Intermediate algebra

A collection of nickels dimes and quarters consists of 50 coins with a total of \$5.50. If there are two times as many dimes as quarters find the number of each type of coins?

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19. ## algebra

No. 2 alyssa has some coins in her purse consisting of pennies, nickels and dimes. She has 2 more nickels than dimes and thrice as many pennies as nickels. If the total is 0.52 dollars how many coins of each kind does she have.

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20. ## math skill sheet 777

i have equal numbers of pennies, nickels ,dimes, and quarters. The total value of my coins is \$2.05. Altogether i have ? coins. Please tell me how you did it and show your work please so i understand.

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21. ## College Algebra

A box contains \$7.80 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are 46 coins in all, and the sum of the numbers of nickels and dimes is 2 less than the number of quarters. How many coins of each kind are there? Here is my work so far: x + y + z = 46 x + y = z

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22. ## introductory Algebra

A small slot machine holds 500 coins consisting of nickels, dimes, and quarters. The number of quarters is twice the number of dimes. If the value of all the coins is \$88.00, how many nickels, were in the slot machine?

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23. ## Math

All students in Peter's class have \$1.05, consisting of nickels and/or dimes and/or quarters. Each student has a different combination of coins, and all possible combination of coins are included. What is the probability that Peter is unable to give his

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24. ## Math

Marsha has nickels, dimes, and quarters. She has 207 coins total. Marcy has 13 less quarters than nickels. Find the number of each coin if she has a total of \$28.

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25. ## Math

Pat throws her loose change into a can on her desk. When she took it out, there were only quarters and nickels. There were a total of 65 coins. If she had a total of \$13.65, find the number of quarters and nickels.

asked by Julie JAM on December 6, 2010

I need to use quarters, dimes, nickles and pennies to make the following: \$1.53 in 12 coins \$2.53 in 20 \$2.32 in 15 coins \$2.00 in 22 \$1.45 in 10 coins \$1.76 in 16 coins \$0.85 in 11 coins \$1.01 in 12 coins \$1.29 in 15 coins

asked by Kyle on September 24, 2013
27. ## algebra

A box contains \$7.80 in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are 46 coins in all, and the sum of the numbers of nickels and dimes is 2 less than the number of quarters. How many coins of each kind are there?

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28. ## Word problem

What about this one guys, I tried setting it up like i was shown on the one similar but i keep getting a negative number. Kelsey has 32 coins in her pocket, all which are nickels and quarters, If the total value of her change is \$4.20, how many nickels and

asked by Sam on April 11, 2017
29. ## algebra

TGIF. Chris and Terry have been trying to live within their budget but miss going out to dinner on Friday nights. They decide not to spend any nickels or quarters they receive as change for a month and save these in a jar. At the end of the second week

asked by grace on July 17, 2011
30. ## Math

"Jack has a collection of nickels and quarters. He has a total of 50 coins worth \$10.30. How many of each coin does he have?" I got the answer of 39 quarters and 11 nickels by trial and error. Can someone tell me the correct way to set the problem up?

asked by Joci on April 3, 2013
31. ## Algebra

Your friend claims that she has a bag of 30 coins containing nickels, dimes, and quarters. The total value of the 30 coins is \$3. There are twice as many nickels as there are dimes. Is your friend correct? Explain your reasoning

asked by Anne on September 6, 2015
32. ## math

Andrew has \$2.75 in nickels and quarters in his coat pocket. If he has a total of 15 coins, which system of equations could you use to find the number of quarters in Andrews coat pocket? 1)x+y=15 0.5x+0.25y=2.75 2)x+y=2.75 x+y=15 3)x+y=15 0.05x+ 0.25y=2.75

asked by B8 on January 11, 2014
33. ## Algebra

Nadia has 32 coins made up of nickles, dimes, and quarters. The sum of the number of nickels and the number of quarters is three times the number of dimes. If the total value of the coins is \$4.60, how many of each kind does she have? I can't figure out

asked by Sara on January 13, 2013
34. ## Algebra

Nadia has 32 coins made up of nickles, dimes, and quarters. The sum of the number of nickels and the number of quarters is three times the number of dimes. If the total value of the coins is \$4.60, how many of each kind does she have? I can't figure out

asked by Sara on January 13, 2013
35. ## Algebra

Nadia has 32 coins made up of nickles, dimes, and quarters. The sum of the number of nickels and the number of quarters is three times the number of dimes. If the total value of the coins is \$4.60, how many of each kind does she have? I can't figure out

asked by Sara on January 13, 2013
36. ## Algebra

Nadia has 32 coins made up of nickles, dimes, and quarters. The sum of the number of nickels and the number of quarters is three times the number of dimes. If the total value of the coins is \$4.60, how many of each kind does she have? I can't figure out

asked by Sara on January 13, 2013
37. ## Algebra

Kyle has 13 coins in his pocket that are either quarters or nickels. He has \$2.05 in his pocket in coins. Let q represent the number of quarters and n represent the number of nickels. The following system of equations represents this situation: q+n=13

asked by Suzan on December 14, 2016
38. ## Algebra

Sarah has 26 coins in her purse. All the coins are quarters and nickels, and are worth \$4,10. How many nickels does she have?

asked by Yhanieh on December 16, 2015
39. ## Math

Toni has a piggy bank filled with nickels, dimes and quarters. She has a total of \$3.00. If she has fewer than 12 coins, What combination of coins could she have in her bank? How many possibilities can you discover?"

asked by Bob on October 15, 2009
40. ## Math

Two coins are taken at random (without replacement) from a bag containing 7 nickels, 5 dimes, and 6 quarters. Let X denote the random variable given by the total value of the two coins. Find E(X). (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

asked by Cecylia on March 5, 2010
41. ## Math

Two coins are taken at random (without replacement) from a bag containing 4 nickels, 8 dimes, and 3 quarters. Let X denote the random variable given by the total value of the two coins. Find E(X). (Round your answer to four decimal places.) E(X) = \$...

asked by Cecylia on March 5, 2010
42. ## algebra

A collection of thirty-seven coins consists of nickels, dimes and quarters. There are ten more dimes than nickels. Represent the value of all the coins using one variable.

asked by frankie on November 22, 2016
43. ## math

tammy want to get change for 1\$. the only coins she can get are half dollars, quarters, and nickels. how many different ways can she get a 1\$ using only these coins?

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44. ## Math word problem

George has 21 coins with a total value of \$12.75. He knows he only has quarters and dollar coins in his pocket. How many coins of each type does he have? Create a system to solve.

asked by Anonymous on May 30, 2015
45. ## pre calc

rose counted her money and found that her 25 coins which were nickels, dimes, and quarters were worth \$3.20. The number of dimes exceeded the number of nickels by 4. How many coins of each kind did she have? I know that the expression for nickles would be

asked by kayla on September 26, 2008
46. ## math

rose counted her money and found that her 25 coins which were nickels, dimes, and quarters were worth \$3.20. The number of dimes exceeded the number of nickels by 4. How many coins of each kind did she have? I know that the expression for nickles would be

asked by kayla on September 26, 2008
47. ## Math

Select three (3) coins, but assume that there are 4 dimes, 4 nickels, and 2 quarters. In how many possible ways can the selection be made so that the value of the coins is at least 25 cents?

asked by Amanda on January 26, 2011
48. ## math

selecting three (3) coins, but assume that there are 5 dimes, 4 nickels, and 2 quarters. In how many possible ways can the selection be made so that the value of the coins is at least 25 cents?

asked by Shawn on September 15, 2010
49. ## math

A jar of coins has only nickels and quarters, which are worth a total of \$3.25. There are 5 fewer quarters than nickels. How many quarters and nickels are in the jar?

asked by Katie on April 14, 2014
50. ## Algebra II

Could someone please help me? I'm super confused by these questions and i just keep making a mess all over my paper! 1) A box of coins contains nickels, dimes, and quarters. The total value of the coins is \$4.00. If there were 3 times as many nickels, half

asked by Sara on January 11, 2008
51. ## algebra

Kyle has a total of 16 coins in his pocket. All the coins are nickels or quarters, and they have a total value of \$2.20. How many nickels does Kyle have?

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52. ## 8th gr. Algebra

I have 3 math problems for homework that are stumping me. Can anyone help guide me? Thanks! Here they are: 1. A full bucket of water weighs eight kilograms. If the water weighs five times as much as the empty bucket, how much does the water weigh? 2. Helen

asked by Kelsie on October 28, 2008
53. ## algebra

How many coins When i dumped the change out of my pocket, I noticed that i could pay the exact price for any item from one cent up to and through one dollar without receiving any change. What is the fewest number of coins I could have had in my pocket if i

asked by linda on May 7, 2012
54. ## Math

Your uncle has 36 coins in nickels and quarters. The value of his nickels is 1/15 of the value of his quarters. Find the number of nickels. Please show progress in answer.

asked by Anonymous on May 7, 2014
55. ## Math

In a group of quarters and nickels, there are four more nickels than quarters. How many nickels and quarters are the if the coins are worth \$2.30? Plsmshow the solution, thanks

asked by Jude on September 24, 2013
56. ## algebra 1b

sarah has 16 coins, some quarters and some nickels. if te coins have a value of \$2.20, how many of each kind does she have.

asked by Anonymous on March 4, 2016
57. ## Math (Algebra)

A jar contains x nickels and y quarters only. What percentage of the total number of coins are quarters?

asked by Mark on April 3, 2013
58. ## 11th grade Algebra 2

Marciella has a bag that contains 35 nickels and quarters. The total value of these coins is less than \$2.50. What is the maximum number of quarters that meets these conditions?

asked by David Nipp on April 7, 2010
59. ## math

Grandpa has twenty - four coins in his pocket . grandpa gives Sam some clues the total value of the coins in his pocket one - sixth of coins are quarters , one - half of coins in dimes . what is the total value of the coins in grandpa 's pocket that Sam

asked by autumn on May 4, 2015
60. ## math

1. Ms.lynch has 21 coins in nickels and dimes. Their total value is \$1.65. How many of each coin does she have? 2. A vending machine that takes only dimes and quarters contains 30 coins, with a total value of \$4.20. How many of each coin are there?

asked by kathryn on April 20, 2013
61. ## math

In Ethan’s piggybank there are nickels, dimes and quarters. There are 3 times as many quarters as nickels, and 5 more dimes than nickels. How many of each kind of coins are there? Ethan has saved a total of \$3.20.

asked by MP on January 17, 2013
62. ## Algebra

Anne has 20 coins in her pocket consisting of nickels and dimes only. The total value of the coins is \$1.45. How many nickels and how many dimes does she have? (Let x represent the number of nickels and y represent the number of dimes.)

asked by Anonymous on October 7, 2012
63. ## Algebra

A coin collection contains 30 coins in nickels, dimes, and quarters. There are three more dimes than nickels. The value of the coins is 3.55. Find the number of quarters in the collection.

asked by Lois on September 24, 2014
64. ## Math

Monica Collects quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies. This afternoon she took \$ 1.00 from her collection. She counted the coins and found that she had twice as many nickels as dimes. What coins could Monica have?

asked by Michelle on October 1, 2015
65. ## Math

Iman collects quarters,dimes, nickels, and pennies. This morning he took \$1.80 from his collection . He counted the coins and found that he had twice as many nickels as dimes . What coins iman have?

asked by Lotaya on December 19, 2012
66. ## College Algebra

A coin jar contains nickels, dimes and quarters. There are 46 coins in all. There are 11 more nickels than quarters. The value of the dimes is \$1.00 less than the value of the quarters. How many coins of each type are in the jar?

asked by Nancy on April 26, 2011
67. ## math

i have 50 coins in quarters and nickels. if the total value is \$5.90, how many of each coin do i have ?

asked by ben on November 18, 2014
68. ## math

John has 8 quarters, 3 dimes,and 7 nickels in the change holder in his car. He uses 16 of those coins, totaling \$2.50, to buy some tacos. Which coins remain in the change holder? a. 1 dime, 1 nickel b. 1 dime, 1 quarter c. 1 nickel, 1 quarter d. 2 quarters

asked by Thomas on January 23, 2014
69. ## Math

A cashier has 25 coins consisting of nickels, dimes, and quarters with a value of \$4.10. If the number of dimes is 1 more than twice the number of nickels, how many of each type of coin does he have?

asked by Tay on April 30, 2017
70. ## math

Mr. Adams has a box containing 14 coins. The coins are either quarters, nickels, or dimes. In the box are 4 quarters. There are 4 times as many dimes as nickels. How many dimes are in the box? I just need the equation set up and I can then take it from

asked by guitarman on April 29, 2010
71. ## math

Winborne has 35 coins consisting of dimes and nickels. If the value of his coins is \$3.30 then how many of each type does he have? Please help to check on correct answer my answer is 31 dimes and 3 nickels

asked by Cindy L on June 14, 2012
72. ## MATH HELP

A charity organization is collecting change to raise monay. They have collected twice as many dimes as quarters, 22 more nickels than dimes, and 3 times as many pennies as nickels. a) define a variable for the number of quarters collected. b) use you

asked by stephy on November 24, 2012
73. ## math

A charity organization is collecting change to raise monay. They have collected twice as many dimes as quarters, 22 more nickels than dimes, and 3 times as many pennies as nickels. a) define a variable for the number of quarters collected. b) use you

asked by stephy on November 24, 2012
74. ## math

A charity organization is collecting change to raise monay. They have collected twice as many dimes as quarters, 22 more nickels than dimes, and 3 times as many pennies as nickels. a) define a variable for the number of quarters collected. b) use you

asked by stephy on November 24, 2012
75. ## math

Tashana has 16 coins that total to \$1.85. She has only nickels, dimes and quarters. How many of each coin could she have?

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76. ## help! due tommorrow

an assortment of coins contains 20 pennies, 2 nickels and 6 dimes what percentage of the coins are nickels? ( in the book the answer says 7% nickels) i want to know how to work out the problem

asked by bbb444 on September 13, 2011
77. ## Math

200 coins consisting of 10 centavo coins and 25 centavo coins are worth 95 pesos how many coins each kind are there? plsss i really need your help, it would be very well appreciated if you could help me on my homework. Thank you!

asked by Jillaine on February 6, 2018
78. ## math

a box contains 22 coins consisting of quarters and dimes. the total value of the coins is \$3.55. determine the number of quarters and the number of dimes in the box?

asked by caleb on January 12, 2014
79. ## maths

A bag contained a number of 20cents, 50cents and \$1 coins. 1/3 of the 20cents coins is equal to 2/3 of the 50cents coins. There are 3/5 as many 50cents coins as \$1 coins. If the total value of these coins is \$23.10, how many coins are there altogether ?

asked by joi on December 28, 2011
80. ## math

Cleaning up around the kennel you picked up a total of 52 coins. Unfortunately, they were only pennies and nickels. The value of the coins was \$1.20. How many pennies and how many nickels did you pick up? Solve using Elimination Method.

asked by Jesse on May 22, 2010
81. ## Math

Tammy wants to get change for 30 cents. The only coins she can get are quarters, nickels, and dimes. How many different ways can she get 30 cents using only these coins?

asked by Ganoosh on September 21, 2015
82. ## math

Tammy wants to get change for 30c. The only coins she can get are quarters, nickels and dimes. How many different ways can she get 30c using only these coins?

asked by ashley on November 5, 2014
83. ## Math

Susan has some \$2-coins and \$5-coins. If there are 18 coins and the total amount of these coins is not less than \$75, find the minimum number of \$5-coins.

asked by Nicole on October 2, 2011
84. ## math

Justin has a total of 50 coins that are all nickels and quarters. He has 10 more nickels than quarters. How many of each coin does Justin have?

asked by andrea on February 10, 2016
85. ## math

marcy has a total of 100 dimes and quarters. if the total value of the coins is \$14.05, how many quarters does she have? You need two equations to substitute into each other. You need one for the total number of coins, and one for the amount. d=# of dimes

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86. ## messy systems

Jack has a collection of new nickels and quarters. He has a total of 50 coins worth \$10.30. How many of each coin does he have?

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87. ## Math

You have some quarters and some nickels in your pocket in total you have 7 coins and together they are worth 95 cents how many nickels and how many are quarters? I know the equations will have something to do with the 7 couns and they are worth 95 cents

asked by M on January 15, 2015
88. ## algebra

total \$3.25 worth of coins nickels, dimes, quarters 2morenickels than dimes 1 more quarter than nickels how many of each coin

asked by Anonymous on September 22, 2014
89. ## Math

suppose you have 2 dimes ad 3 quarters in a bag. You shake it so that 2 coins fall out. 1) What is the probability that both coins are quarters? 2) both coins are dimes? 3) both coins are the same? 4)you shake out one of each coin?

asked by Matt on March 19, 2014
90. ## algrbra

1. David recently had a garage sale and has amassed a pile of change. How many of each coin (penny, nickel, dime, quarters) does he have if: a.There is at least 5 pennies, 5 nickels, 5 dimes and 5 quarters b.There is only a prime number of each coin c.The

asked by hello2248 on March 22, 2016
91. ## Math

jason has \$1.56 in change in his pocket . if there is a total of 19 coins, how many quarters, dimes,nickels, and pennies does he have.

asked by Juliee on September 14, 2015
92. ## Math

What is greater \$5.00 or the total value of all combinations of three coins you can make using only pennies, nickels,dimes,and quarters?

asked by Jay on January 7, 2011
93. ## math

Which is greater? \$5.00 or the total value of all combinations of three coins you can make using only pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters?

asked by Michael on January 13, 2013
94. ## Math

What is greater \$5.00 or the total value of all combinations of three coins you can make using only pennies, nickels,dimes,and quarters?

asked by Jay on January 9, 2011
95. ## math homewok

There are nine coins on the table , 5 nickels , 3 quarters and 1 dime. Tom , Bill and Drew each pick up three coins. Bill has 25 cent more than Tom. Drew has as much money as Tom and Bill together . What three coins Drew to pick up? my answer: Drew ===)2

asked by Bob on October 24, 2012

How much is one cola? Use the clues to find out. -The cost is between 20€ and 30€ -You can buy one cola with exactly 6 coins. -You can buy two colas with exactly 6 coins. -You can buy three colas with exactly 6 coins. -You can use pennies, nickels,

asked by Kim on April 30, 2014
97. ## math

aviva has a total of 52 coins, all of which are either dimes or nickels. The total value of the coins is \$4.05. Find the number of each type of coin.

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98. ## Algebra 1- Math

Kari has 16 coins scattered on her bed with total value of \$1.05. If the coins are all nickels and dimes, how many of each does she have

asked by Anonymous on January 30, 2013
99. ## Probability

There are 3 quarters, 2 dimes, 3 nickels,. 2 coins are drawn one at a time both are dimes. Probability that this may occur is 1/4. Because 2 of the coins are dimes. Is this correct. Please explain

asked by Tina on May 27, 2016
100. ## Algebra

Could someone please help me with those 2 problems...thanks a lot for any of your help Use an algebraic approach to solve the problem. Find three consecutive integers whose sum is 57. Suppose that Maria has 140 coins consisting of pennies, nickels, and

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