# A jar contains $36.25 in dimes and quarters. There are 250 coins in the jar. How many quarters are in the jar?

There are 75 quarters in the jar.

First, write out both expressions from the word problem:

we know that a quarter is worth $0.25 and a dime is worth$0.10, so let's rewrite this as an equation:

Now the second part of the problem:

now we can substitute that solution in the second equation:

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