anonymous
  • anonymous
june has been saving nickels and dimes for three weeks in a jar. She looked into the jar and found that it contained 29 coins worth $2.05. how many nickels and dimes were in the jar?
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
You can set up a system of equations: .1d + .05n= 2.05 d+n = 29 where d is the number of dimes and n is the number of nickels
anonymous
  • anonymous
but yes how do u solve for d and n???
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well, you can take the easier one and solve for one variable and plug it into the other

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so d=29-n
anonymous
  • anonymous
Then you plug in that d into the other equation so that you have only one variable to get the number of nickels
anonymous
  • anonymous
understand?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do you want to try out the question?
anonymous
  • anonymous
workin it now do u have the answers so i can check with u when i think i have it
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay, I have the answers. Tell me when you get your answers. Or if you're not actually working on it, I could just tell you them now.
anonymous
  • anonymous
n=17 and d=12
anonymous
  • anonymous
correct! Good job!
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks!

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