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A total of 87 coins, in quarters and nickels, are in a jar.If the coins total $13.95, how many of each type of coin are there?

 Oct 6, 2020
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87 coins total

x = nickels

  then   87- x = quarters

 

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5 x     +   25 (87-x)   = 1395            solve for 'x' = number of nickels   then quarters = 87-x

 Oct 6, 2020

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