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
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
Finally x=48 and y=20
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