Applied Linear Equations: Collection Problem - Concept

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In Algebra II and in the real world, sometimes we need to solve collection math problems by using linear equations. When solving word problems using linear equations, we first need to pull out the relevant information and put it into equation form. When solving linear equation collection problems, we are usually asked about numbers of certain types of coins. These types of problems are sometimes called coin word problems.

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Applied Linear Equations: Collection Problem - Problem 1

I have $2.20 comprised of nickels, dimes, and quarters. I have twice as many dimes as quarters and the same number of nickels as dimes.

How many of each do I have?
Problem 1
How to solve a word problem about how many nickels, dimes and quarters it takes to make a certain denomination.