Ms. Jones has 53 coins. They are all nickels and dimes. The total value of the coins is $4.00. How many nickels does she have?

Guest Mar 4, 2021

#1**+1 **

2 equations:

(1) n+d=53

(2) 0.05n+0.1d = 4

(2) * 100 = 5n+10d = 400

(1) * 10 = 10n + 10d = 530

(1)-(2) = 5n=130 n=26

**26 Nickels**

Charger421 Mar 4, 2021

#2**+1 **

Very similar....see if you can apply the method to this problem....

https://web2.0calc.com/questions/matthew-has-a-jar-of-368-nickels-and-dimes-he-has#r1

ElectricPavlov Mar 4, 2021