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The value of an uncirculated mint state -65' 1950 Jefferson nickel minted in Denver is 5/3 the value of a 1945 nickel minted in Philadelphia in similar conditions. Together the total value of the two coins is $56. What is the value of each coin? 1945 nickel =_______ 1950 nickel=________

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    Let the value of the 1945 nickel to be x. Then (5/3)x + x = 56 (8/3)x = 56 x = 21 So 1945 nickel = $21, 1950 nickel = 35

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