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Jennie has a jar of 54 coins consisting of dimes and quarters. If she has a total of $11.10, how many dimes does she have?



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Mertsj
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d+q=54
.10d+.25q=11.10
Solve the system

starrhunter
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oh okay. I over think things like this. thank you!

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would it be 38?

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Mertsj
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Would what be 38? dimes or quarters?

starrhunter
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38 dimes

Mertsj
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Hang on. I'll check.

Mertsj
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I don't think so. That would leave 16 quarters which is 4 dollars. 38 dimes is 3.80. 4+3.80 is not 11.10

starrhunter
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16 then. It has got to be 16.

Mertsj
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16 dimes and 38 quarters. Yes.

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okay good thank you :)

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