# A man has 14 coins in his pocket, all of which are dimes and quarters. If the total value of his change is $2.75, how many dimes and how many quarters does he have?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 3, 2015

#### Answer:

The man has 5 dimes and 9 quarters.

#### Explanation:

This can either be solved by guessing and checking, or by setting up a system of equations. If

Upon substitution into the second equation, we get

Therefore,