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## The number of dimes in the bag can be represented by x. The number of quarters is 6 more than twice the number of dimes. There are a total o

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The number of dimes in the bag can be represented by x. The number of quarters is 6 more than twice the number of dimes. There are a total of 276 coins in the bag. What is x, the number of dimes in the bag?

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Answer:The number of dimes is represented by x = 90

Step-by-step explanation:Given that:

The number of dimes is represented by x

Number of quarters = 6 + 2x

Total number of coins in the bag = 276

To find x, we have:

x + 6 + 2x = 276

3x + 6 = 276

3x = 276 – 6

3x = 270

x = 270/3

x = 90