4.5 Value Problems


A purse contains $3.90 made up of dimes and quarters. If there are 21 coins in all, how many dimes and how many quarters were there?


 


 


 


 

A postal clerk sold some 15¢ stamps and some 25¢ stamps. Altogether, 15 stamps were sold for a total cost of $3.15. How many of each type of stamps were sold?


 


 


 


 

A total of $6000 is invested, part of it at 4.25% and the rest at 5.75%. The total interest after one year is $300. How much was invested at each rate?


 


 


 


 

30 coins having a value of $3.30 consists of nickels, dimes and quarters. If there are twice as many quarters as dimes, how many coins of each kind were there?


 


 


 


 

A collection of dimes and quaters is worth $15.25. There are 103 coins in all. How many of each is there?


 


 


 


 

A total of $8500 is invested, part of it at 6% and the rest at 3.5%. The total interest after one year is $385. How much was invested at each rate?


 


 


 


 

A boy has $2.25 in nickels and dimes. If there are twice as many dimes as nickels, how many of each kind has he?


 


 


 


 

A total of $12000 was invested, part of it at 9% and the rest at 7.5%. The total interest after one year is $1005. How much was invested at each rate?


 


 


 


 

A collection of half dollars and nickels is worth $13.40. There are 34 coins in all. How many are there?


 


 


 


 

A bag contains nickels, dimes and quarters having a value of $3.75. If there are 40 coins in all and 3 times as many dimes as quarters, how many coins of each kind were there?