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kaylala

  • one year ago

Henry counted the money he saved for one month and found he has $8990 consisting of $100, $50 and $20 bills. He had half as many $50 bills as $20 bills but2 times as many as $100 bills as $50 bills. How many bills of each kind did he have?

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  1. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    Please teach me how. Thanks

  2. 03225186213
    • one year ago
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    let $20 bills are x then can you tell how many bills of $50 he had?

  3. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    .5x = 50 bills 2(.5x)= 100 bills Is that right? Then how do you solve it?

  4. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    @03225186213 ^

  5. 03225186213
    • one year ago
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    no he has half of as many $50 bills as $20 so $ 50 bills are x/2 can you tell how many $100 bills he has?

  6. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    But isnt .5 = 1/2 Well okay then 100 bills =2(x/2)

  7. 03225186213
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    you are right i did not look dot in it

  8. kaylala
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    Okay

  9. 03225186213
    • one year ago
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    now make equation with this information.

  10. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    How? x+.5x+2(.5x) = ?

  11. kaylala
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    @03225186213 ^

  12. 03225186213
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    no 20x+(.5x)(50)+100x=8990 now solve for x

  13. kaylala
    • one year ago
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    X=62 Then what @03225186213

  14. 03225186213
    • one year ago
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    henry has 62 bills of $20 31 bills of $50 and 62 bills if $100

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