Allison W.

asked • 10/03/17

There are some nickels, dimes, and quarters in a large piggy bank. For every 2 nickels, there are 3 dimes. For every 2 dimes, there are 5 quarters.

There are some nickels, dimes, and quarters in a large piggy bank. For every 2 nickels, there are 3 dimes. For every 2 dimes, there are 5 quarters. There are 500 coins in all. How many nickels, dimes, and quarters are in the piggy bank? How much are the coins in the piggy bank worth all together?

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Mark M. answered • 10/03/17

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Jessie P.

But where are u getting the 1.5 from?? And where are u getting the 2.5 & 3.75??
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12/09/18

Mark M.

For every 2 nickels there are 3 dimes So for every 1 nickel there is 1.5 dime (silly in the real world yet it works for the math)
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12/09/18

Dfasd A.

for the second problem
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01/08/19

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