







Helen has twice as many dimes as nickles. 
20090908 

Dan pose la question : Helen has twice as many dimes as nickles. She has 5 more quarters than nickles. She has $4.75. How many nickles does she have? I know she has 14 dimes, 7 nickles and 12 quarters. How do you put this into an algebra equation? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Nickles and dimes 
20090417 

Emily pose la question : a vending machine contains nickels and dime coins which totals an amount of $14.50. There are 95 more nickels than the number of dime coins. How many of each coin does exist? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Word problem 
20061022 

Sabrina pose la question : Thomas bought a badminton racquet and paid for it in quarters. If Thomas had used nickels and dimes, he would have needed 20 more dimes than quarters and one more than twice as many nickels as quarters. How much much did the badminton racquet cost? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Nickles, dimes, quarters and fifty cent pieces 
20020108 

A parent pose la question : The total for all coins counted is $4,564.50 The last coin added to the pile is a 50 cent piece There are 8 times as many 50 cent pieces as there are quarters There are 6 times as many dimes as nickles How many of each are there? Penny Nom lui répond. 

