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A parking meter slot receives dimes and nickels

A parking meter slot receives dimes and nickels. When the meter box was emptied there were 148 coins and a total of $ 10.65. How many dimes and how many nickels were there? Read more »

Admission tickets to a local circus show were priced at USD4 for adult and USD3 for the student.

Admission tickets to a local circus show were priced at 4 dollars for adult and 3 dollars for the student. For the first 3 days of the show, 810 tickets were sold and the total receipts were $2853. How many of the each type of ticket were sold? Read more »

The longest side of a triangle is twice as long as the shortest side

The longest side of a triangle is twice as long as the shortest side and 2 cm longer than the third side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 33cm, what is the length of each side? Read more »

Perimeter problem

If the width of a rectangular field is 2 meters more than one-half of its length and its perimeter is 40 meters, what are the dimensions?  Read more »

Finding 3 consecutive even numbers

Find three consecutive even integers whose sum is 138. Read more »

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