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Eight U.S. coins are worth a total of 38 cents. How many of the coins are dimes?

 Aug 17, 2017
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You would take off 3 pennies and the remaining 5 coins would have to be: 3 nickels + 2 dimes. So:

2 dimes = 20 cents

3 nickels = 15 cents

3 pennies = 3 cents.

Or, 8 coins = 38 cents.

 Aug 17, 2017
edited by Guest  Aug 17, 2017

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