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A collection od dimes and quarters totals $9.90. There are six more quarters than dimes. How many of each coin are there?

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longhornlova12

We do as follows: let x = number of quarters     y = number of dimes We have two unknowns. We need two equations to solve this. .25x + .10y = 9.90 x = y + 6 x =30 quarters y = 24 dimes Hope this answers the question. Have a nice day. Feel free to ask more questions.

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