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mytoys

  • 3 years ago

a news paper carrier has $3.70 in change. he has 3 more quarters than dimes but three times as many nickels as quarters. How many of each coin does he have?

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  1. amplify51f
    • 3 years ago
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    let x be the number of quarters.... 25x + 10(x-3) + 3x(5) = 370 now solve

  2. mytoys
    • 3 years ago
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    okay 8 quarters - thanks :-)

  3. amplify51f
    • 3 years ago
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    nice... i hope you see where the equation comes from =D

  4. zbay
    • 3 years ago
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    so how many dimes are there?

  5. amplify51f
    • 3 years ago
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    x - 3 ... and there are 3x nickels... we had to get that information from the statements in the problem

  6. Rajeshkumar
    • 3 years ago
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    cannot understand clearly need more explanation please

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