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Bella has $0.66 worth of pennies and nickels. She has 6 more nickels than pennies. Determine the number of pennies and the number of nickels that Bella has.

 Jan 18, 2020
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# pennies = x          value in pennies = .01 x

# nickles  =  x+6      value in nickles =  .05 (x+6)         added together = .66

 

.01x    +   .05 (x+6)   = 0.66        solve for x  (pennies) then nickles = x+6

 Jan 18, 2020

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