Coin Problem 2

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Lesson Description:

Shows how to solve a word problem having to do with different coins and their values. This is solved with one variable, but more than one coin is defined. It is done with a chart.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you write an equation, solve the equation, and check your answer to coin problems in Algebra?
  • How do you solve a coin problem without using guess and check?
  • How do you make a chart to solve a coin problem?
  • If Barb has $1.15 in her wallet, which contains 18 coins in nickels and dimes, how many of each kind of coin does she have in her wallet?
  • How do you solve 5n + 10(18 - n) = 115?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is another great tutorial for how to figure out how many of each type of coin a person has if you know the total number of coins and the total amount of money a person has. All steps are shown in this very complete lesson.