# I have $3.85 in my pocket in dimes and quarters only. I have three times as many dimes in my pocket as I do quarters. How many of each type of coin do I have?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 20, 2015

#### Answer:

You have

#### Explanation:

Let

The amount of money you have can be written as

Now isolate

Then multiply by three to get the number of dimes: