## A motel clerk counts his $1 and $10 bills at the end of the day. He finds that he has a total of 55 bills having a combined monetary value

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A motel clerk counts his $1 and $10 bills at the end of the day. He finds that he has a total of 55 bills having a combined monetary value of $199. Find the number of bills of each denomination that he has. PLEASE HELP ME

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Answer39 bills of 1$16 bills of 10$Step-by-step explanation:x-nr of $1y-nr of $10x*1+y*10=199x+y=55 , x=55-yso I use the substitution method(55-y)*1+10y=19955+10y-y=199-55 -55

9y=144

y=144/9

y=16

so x=55-16

x=39

verify 16*10+39*1=160+39=199

Answer:16 $10 bills, 39 $1 bill

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