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The number of quarters, dimes, and nickels in Peter’s pocket forms a 3:4:5 ratio.Together, Peter has a total $5.60. How many coins does Peter have?

 
 Jan 11, 2021
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Quarter = 0.25

Dime = 0.10

Nickel = 0.05

 

In one set of coins

   3×0.25 + 4×0.10 + 5×0.05

= 0.75 + 0.4 + 0.25

= 1.4


Let x be the number of sets of coins

1.4x = 5.6

x = 4

 

   4×(3+4+5)

= 48 coins

 
 Jan 11, 2021

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