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reed has 8 more pennies than quarters. he saved 5 times as many pennies as quarters. how much money does he have in all?

 Mar 19, 2020
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p = q + 8     given

p = 5q         given

 

substitute into the first equation

 

5q = q + 8

4q = 8

q = 2             so p = 10        2 quarters + 10 pennies = 60 cents

 Mar 19, 2020

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