Recycling centers pay $2 per pound for aluminum and 50 cents for every pound of plastic. Tony has collected 10 pounds of plastic bottles and 5 1/2 pounds of aluminum cans. If he turns it in at the recycling center, how much money will Anthony get in return?
Grades 6 and above:
Jordan has a bag of coins consisting of dimes and nickels. In this bag there are 6 more nickels than dimes. If the coins in the bag totaled $2.55, how many of each coin does Hannah have?
Answer: 15 dimes and 21 nickels
Answers to Last Month's Math Muscle Challenge:
Grades 1-6: 32 ducks
Grades 6 and above: 3366