system of equation, x and y, math homework help

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Suppose that you have 12 coins, all nickels (5 cents apiece) and dimes (10 cents apiece) with a total value of $1.00. If x is the number of nickels in your pocket and y is the number of dimes, then what system of equation can be used to determine x and y? Please explain your answer. 

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School: UC Berkeley

You know that you have a total of 12 coins, but only two kinds: nickels (x) and dimes (y). You don't know how many nickels or dimes you have, but you can ad...

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