John has

$

1.05

in nickels and dimes in his pocket. He has three more nickels than he does dimes. How many of each does he have?

$

1.05

in nickels and dimes in his pocket. He has three more nickels than he does dimes. How many of each does he have?

Answer:Thus, the number of dimes is7

and the number of nickels is 7

+

6

=

13

0.10

x

+

0.05

(

x

+

6

)

=

1.35

0.10

x

+

0.05

x

=

1.35

−

0.30

0.15

x

=

1.05

x

=

1.05

0.15

=

7