Coin Problems (Homework)

Complete the following (started in Class)

1. Sue had three times as many nickels as dimes.

If the total value of hercoins was $1,

how many of each kind of coin did she have?

2. You have a bunch of change in your pocket that

consists of only nickelsand dimes. If you have ten

less nickels than three times the amount of dimes,

and the total value of all of your change is $5.00,

how many of each type of coin do you have?

3. Margo had 7 more than two times as many

quarters as dimes. If the total value of

her coins was $10.15, how many of each

kind of coin did she have?

4. Josiah had three less than twice as many

nickels as dimes. If the total value of his

coins was $1.45, how many of each kind of

coin did he have?

5. A piggy bank contained $14.55 in quarters,

dimes, and nickels. If there were three more than

twice as many dimes as nickels and three less

than three times as many quarters as nickels,

how many of each kind of coin was in the

piggy bank?

6. Larry received $6.10 in tips one afternoon.

All of his tips were in quarters, dimes, and nickels.

There were five less dimes than quarters and seven less

nickels than dimes. How many of each type of

coin was there?

7. Vera's piggy bank contained $9.35 in quarters,

dimes, and nickels. There were six more than two

times as many nickels as quarters and four less dimes

than quarters. How many of each kind of coin was

there in the piggy bank?

8. A polka-dot change purse contained $12.25 in

quarters, dimes, and nickels. If there were five more

than twice as many dimes as nickels and one less than three

times as many quarters as nickels, how many of each

kind of coin was in the purse?

9. A collection of ancient coins contained old nickels,

dimes, and quarters. There were seven more than three

times as many quarters as dimes and sixteen less

than twice as many nickels as quarters. If the face

value of the entire collection was $38.45,

how many of each kind of coin was there?

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