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xenesis98
 one year ago
Every evening Jenna empties her pockets and puts her change in a jar. At the end of the week she counts her money. One week she had 50 coins, all of them dimes, and quarters. When she added them up, she had a total of $10.25. How many qurarters did jenna have
xenesis98
 one year ago
Every evening Jenna empties her pockets and puts her change in a jar. At the end of the week she counts her money. One week she had 50 coins, all of them dimes, and quarters. When she added them up, she had a total of $10.25. How many qurarters did jenna have

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misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we need a variable for say the number of quarters what do you pick?

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok good then if \(q\) is the number of quarters, they will be worth \(25q\) cents total right?

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and if there are \(q\) quarters, since the total is \(50\) coins, the number of dimes must be \(50q\)

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0each dime is 10 cents, so the total amount of money is \[25q+10(50q)\]

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are told that the total (in cents) is 1025 solve \[25q+10(50q)=1025\] for \(q\)

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you know how to do that?
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