# Jenny has 6 quarters and some nickels. The total value of her coins is $3.15. How do you write and solve an equation for this?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

315 equals the value of the total of quarters and nickels.

There are 33 nickels

#### Explanation:

A quarter is $0.25, let's call that value **q**.

A nickel is $0.05, and we have an unknown **n** amount of them.

Now we solve the equation, substracting

Dividing both sides by

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can write and equation for this problem as:

Where:

Substituting what we know and solving for

Jenny has