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Janine has $12.50 in pennies(p), dimes(d), and half-dollars(h) in her pickle jar. She has 5 times as many dimes as half dollars and 5 times as many pennies as dimes a) if Janine has h half dollars, write algebraic expressions for the numbers of dimes and pennies that she has

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    if `She has 5 times as many dimes as half dollars` then how many dimes does she have (in terms of h)?

  2. some.random.cool.kid
    • one year ago
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    ..

  3. EXOEXOEXO
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 1/5d = h

  4. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    which is equivalent to d = 5h, good

  5. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    and if it says `5 times as many pennies as dimes` then what is an expression for the number of pennies (in terms of d dimes)?

  6. EXOEXOEXO
    • one year ago
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    5p=d or 1/5p =d

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    (# of pennies) = 5*(number of dimes) p = 5d

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    so we know d = 5h p = 5d

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    does that help you see how to finish?

  10. EXOEXOEXO
    • one year ago
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    yes thank you

  11. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    you're welcome

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