Amy has $325 in 39 bills of $5 and $10 denominations. What is the

quantity of $5 bills that Amy has?

quantity of $5 bills that Amy has?

Amy has $325 in 39 bills of $5 and $10 denominations. What is the

quantity of $5 bills that Amy has?

quantity of $5 bills that Amy has?

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Miami, FL

Here the equations that will be formed are:

X= number of $5 bills

Y= number of $ 10 bills

5X+10Y = 325

X+Y= 39

Multiply the second equation by -5

5X+10Y = 325

-5X -5Y = -195

Adding them up we obtain:

5y = 130

Y= 26 $10 Bills

and 13 $5 Bills

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