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rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Your piggy bank has a total of 46 coins in it; some are dimes and some are quarters. If you have a total of $7.00, how many quarters and how many dimes do you have?
rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Your piggy bank has a total of 46 coins in it; some are dimes and some are quarters. If you have a total of $7.00, how many quarters and how many dimes do you have?

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elizbaker45
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.016 quarters and 30 dimes.

Callisto
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dimes = $0.01? quarter = $0.25?

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the work on how to do it

Callisto
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no i'm asking what is dime and what is quarter.. we don't have such currency here :(

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh quarter is 25cents and a dime is 10

Callisto
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1anyway, let x be the no of dimes and y be the no of quarters x+y =46 => x = 46y (1) 0.1x+0.25y = 7 (2) put (1) into (2) 0.1( 46y)+0.25y = 7 4.6 0.1y +0.25 = 7 0.15y = 2.4 y=16 therefore x=4616 =30 therefore there are 30 dimes and 16 quarters

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much.. yeah i thought it was 30 dimes but wasn't 100% sure
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