### Algebra: Systems of Equations - 3 Word Problems

1. Joe has a collection of nickels and dimes that is worth $5.65. If the number of dimes was doubled and the number of nickels was increased by 8, the value of the coins would be $10.45. How many dimes does he have? 2. An express train and a local train leave GraysLake at 3 P.M. and head for Chicago 50 miles away. The express