Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 07 Jul 2015, 08:19

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Mary has 11 more nickels ($0.05) than quarters ($0.25). How

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:
VP
Joined: 22 Nov 2007
Posts: 1104
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 215 [0], given: 0

Mary has 11 more nickels ($0.05) than quarters ($0.25). How [#permalink]  11 Mar 2008, 11:17
Mary has 11 more nickels ($0.05) than quarters ($0.25). How many coins does
she have if the total value of her coins is $2.65? 17 18 19 20 21 Director Joined: 10 Sep 2007 Posts: 948 Followers: 7 Kudos [?]: 213 [0], given: 0 Re: gprep algebra [#permalink] 11 Mar 2008, 16:21 Suppose Mary has X quarters, then she has X + 11 nickels. Total nickels and quarters should add upto 2.65. So (X+11)*0.05 + X*0.25 = 2.65 => 0.30X = 2.65 - 0.55 => X = 7 (Number of Quarters) Number of Nickels = 7+11 = 18 Total coins = 18+7 = 25 I do not see this option in Answer. May be question asked for number of nickels Mary has, so in that case answer is 18. Answer B. Re: gprep algebra [#permalink] 11 Mar 2008, 16:21 Similar topics Replies Last post Similar Topics: Karen has exactly 6 quarters, 5 dimes, and 10 nickels in her 4 04 Nov 2008, 12:29 If Sam has 5 more marbles than Jack, Jack has 4 more marbles 4 31 May 2008, 04:15 2 Kim has 40 percent more money than Sal and Sal has 20 1 30 May 2008, 10:00 If Polygon X has fewer than 9 sides, how many sides does 3 20 Feb 2008, 07:22 If Polygon X has fewer than 9 sides, how many sides does 2 23 Nov 2007, 10:02 Display posts from previous: Sort by # Mary has 11 more nickels ($0.05) than quarters (\$0.25). How

 Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.