# I have eight more quarters than dimes. If the coins are worth $6.20 how many dimes are there?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 30, 2016

**20 quarters and 12 dimes.**

#### Explanation:

0.25 = 1/4

0.10 = 1/10

Equation 1:

Equation 2:

If

This means that there are **20 quarters and 12 dimes** . Now, let's just see if this is in fact correct: