Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review Problem Set: 47

Answer

Hector has $p+5n+10d$ cents.

Work Step by Step

We multiply $10$ by $d$ because each dime is worth $10$ cents, multiply $5$ by $n$ because each nickel is worth $5$ cents, and multiply $1$ by $p$ because each penny is worth $1$ cent. We then must add these three numbers to get the total number of cents that he has: $p+5n+10d$.
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