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starrhunter

  • 2 years ago

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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  1. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    d+q=54 .10d+.25q=11.10 Solve the system

  2. starrhunter
    • 2 years ago
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    oh okay. I over think things like this. thank you!

  3. starrhunter
    • 2 years ago
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    would it be 38?

  4. starrhunter
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    @Mertsj

  5. Mertsj
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    Would what be 38? dimes or quarters?

  6. starrhunter
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    38 dimes

  7. Mertsj
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    Hang on. I'll check.

  8. 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

  9. starrhunter
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    16 then. It has got to be 16.

  10. Mertsj
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    16 dimes and 38 quarters. Yes.

  11. starrhunter
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    okay good thank you :)

  12. Mertsj
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    yw

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