Jose has been collecting dimes and Nickels. He empties his wallet to find that he has 35 coins (only dimes and nickels) worth $2.55 How many dimes and how many nickels does Jose have?

honigtropfenvi 2022-09-11 Answered
Jose has been collecting dimes and Nickels. He empties his wallet to find that he has 35 coins (only dimes and nickels) worth $2.55 How many dimes and how many nickels does Jose have?
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Raina Russo
Answered 2022-09-12 Author has 20 answers
Let Jose has x dimes and y nickels
x + y = 35 10 x + 5 y = 255
Solving
5 x = 80 x = 16 y = 19
Jose has 16 climes and 19 mickels
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