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Jim has 44 nickels and dimes. The total amount of money is $2.95. How many nickels does he have?​

 Mar 22, 2021

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let n = nickels, and d = dimes

n + d = 44

5n + 10d = 295

 

5n + 10d = 295

5n + 5d = 220

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          5d = 75

            d = 15

 

n + d = 44

n + (15) = 44

n = 29 

 

He has 29 nickels. 

 Mar 22, 2021
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Best Answer

let n = nickels, and d = dimes

n + d = 44

5n + 10d = 295

 

5n + 10d = 295

5n + 5d = 220

---------------------

          5d = 75

            d = 15

 

n + d = 44

n + (15) = 44

n = 29 

 

He has 29 nickels. 

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