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PCGeorge May 17, 2021

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Jamie found a bag containing 56 coins. There were 4 times as many quarters as half dollars. There were 3 times as many dimes as half dollars. How many fewer half dollars were there than quarters?

Let the number of half-dollars = H

Number of quarters =4H

Number of dimes = 3H

So

H + 4H + 3H = 56

8H = 56

H = 56/8 = 7

Number of quarters = 4(7) = 28

28 - 7 = 21 fewer half-dollars than quarters

CPhill May 17, 2021