# If evan has 10 dimes and quarters in his pocket, and they have combined value of 190 cents, how many of each coin does he have?

##### 1 Answer

6 quarters and 4 dimes.

#### Explanation:

To solve this problem in two variables (dimes and quarters) it is necessary to write two equations.

The first equation is dimes + quarters =

The second equation is

Now it is clear then dimes =

This gives

Now

so

now subtract

giving

If there are

```
Total = $1.90
```