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You have an equal number of pennies, nickels and dimes. You have $1.60. How many of each coin do you have? (Must use algebraic way)

 May 29, 2021

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x =  number of each coin

 

pennies' value   = x

nickels' value = 5x

dimes' value = 10x     summed , they equal 160

 

x + 5x + 10x = 160

16x = 160

 x = 10     of each coin

 May 29, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  May 29, 2021
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Best Answer

x =  number of each coin

 

pennies' value   = x

nickels' value = 5x

dimes' value = 10x     summed , they equal 160

 

x + 5x + 10x = 160

16x = 160

 x = 10     of each coin

ElectricPavlov May 29, 2021
edited by ElectricPavlov  May 29, 2021

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