Friday, October 23, 2009

word problem2

A man has 10 paise and 25 paise coins in his purse. The man has a total of 60 coins which amount to Rs. 8.25.
How many 10 paise and 25 paise coins does the man have in his purse?

let the man have x 10ps. coins and y 25ps coins in his purse.

x + y = 60 (number of coins)
10x + 25y = 825 (value in paise)

solving x = 45 , y = 15

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