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    Urgent Math Problem help

    A jar contains $36.25 in dimes and quarter. There are 250 coins in the jar. How many quarters are in the jar?
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    Let x be the number of dimes and y be the number of quarters. You then have 2 equations:
    x+y = 250
    0.05x+0.25y = 36.25

    Can you solve these?
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