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A student has $1 bills and $5 bills in his wallet. He had a total of 15 bills that are worth $47. How many of each type does he have?

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Answer:The number of $1 bills are 7 and $5 bills are 8.Solution:Given, A student has $1 bills and $5 bills in his wallet.  He had a total of 15 bills that are worth $47.  We have to find how many of each type does he have? Let the number of $1 bills be n then number of $5 bills be 15 – n. And, according to given information, $1 x n + $5 x (15 – n) = $47 n + 5 x 15 – 5n = 47 n – 5n = 47 – 75 -4n = -28 4n = 28 n = 7 Then, number of $5 bills = 15 – 7 = 8. Hence, the number of $1 bills are 7 and $5 bills are 8.