# Find the number of bills of each denomination that he has.

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UnybYbir

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A motel clerk counts \$1 and \$10 bills at the end of the day.  He finds that he has a total of 68 bills having combined monetary value of \$248.  Find the number of bills of each denomination that he has.

Denomination    Number of Bills   Total Value

\$1.                     x

\$10.                   y

Total.                 \$68                      \$248

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We have to solve the equation system : x+y=68 (1) and x+10y=248 (2)

You substract (1) from (2), you have 9y=248-68=180 so y=180/9=20

x=68-y=68-20=48

Finally x=48 and y=20

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