# There were 80 nickels and dimes on a table. It was worth $8.00. How many of each coin were on the table?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 6, 2016

All the coins are dimes and none are nickels.

#### Explanation:

Let's let N be the number of nickels and D be the number of dimes. We know that:

Let's solve the first equation for N then substitute into the second question:

So all the coins are dimes and none are nickels.