# When Jon went running in the park, he found 9 coins worth a total of $1.80. The coins were quarters and dimes. How many of each did he find?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 16, 2016

Jon found 6 quarters and 3 dimes.

#### Explanation:

First, let's call the number of dimes Jon found

We can now write the following equation:

And, because dimes are worth $0.10 and quarters are worth $0.25 we can write:

Solving the first equation for

We can now substitute

We can now substitute