Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Properties of Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 39: 66



Work Step by Step

We know that one nickel is equal to .05 dollars. Therefore, we know that the expression $.05n$ tells us the amount of money (in dollars) that $n$ nickels represents. For example, if we have $n=80$ nickels, the expression tells us that we will have $.05\times n=.05\times80=4$ dollars.
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