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Aaron0620
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Your piggy bank has a total of 43 coins in it; some are dimes and some are nickels. If you have a total of $3.60, how many dimes do you have?
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Aaron0620 Group Title
Your piggy bank has a total of 43 coins in it; some are dimes and some are nickels. If you have a total of $3.60, how many dimes do you have?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so you know you have 43 coins. An equation for that would be n+d=43
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you take this one @Mathhelp346 ^_^
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nvm the second equation should be 10d+5n=160
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Aaron0620 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
26 x 17 =3.60 im close... 3.45
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then you would solve for either d or n in the first equation. i'm going to do n. you would subtract d from both sides, leaving you with n=43d
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you would sub n into the second equation and solve
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you know what to do from here?
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Aaron0620 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
29 dimes and 14 nickles.
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i don't think that's right...
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that would add up to 360. you need 160
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Aaron0620 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no the question is asking $3.60
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Mathhelp346 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh my bad. your answer is right.
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