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value of nickles and quarters is 1.60. If there are one third as many nickels as quarters how many nickels are there?

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Oh Hello Katy
 
5n + 25q=160
N=q/3 ---> q=3n


5n + 25(3n)=160.
5n+75n=160
80n=160
N=2
2 nickles
6 quarters
That's $1.60