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Aaron0620
 3 years ago
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?
Aaron0620
 3 years ago
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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Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you know you have 43 coins. An equation for that would be n+d=43

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you take this one @Mathhelp346 ^_^

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1nvm the second equation should be 10d+5n=160

Aaron0620
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.126 x 17 =3.60 im close... 3.45

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then 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

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you would sub n into the second equation and solve

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know what to do from here?

Aaron0620
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.129 dimes and 14 nickles.

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i don't think that's right...

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that would add up to 360. you need 160

Aaron0620
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no the question is asking $3.60

Mathhelp346
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh my bad. your answer is right.
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