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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 month ago

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Pete has collected nickels and dimes worth a total of $6.30. If he has collected seventy coins in total and each is worth face value, how many nickels does he have?

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  • 1 month ago

    5n + 10d = 630

      n +   d   = 70

    5n + 10d = 630

      5n + 5d = 350

              5d = 280

                 d=56

      n + 56 = 70 

    n= 70 - 56    

    n= 14

    14 nickels

    56 dimes          

               

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