# The Murple

Pro Problems > Math > Algebra > Equations > Systems of Equations > Word Problems > Money## The Murple

The U.S. Treasury introduced a new coin called the *murple*. In his pocket, Marco has 32 coins, all nickels, dimes and murples. He has five more nickels than dimes. In all, he has $2.44. Leanne has 24 coins, all pennies, nickels, and murples. She has twice as many murples as pennies, and a total of $1.68. If Leanne has 4 times as many nickels as Marco has murples, what is the value of a murple in cents? Assume that a murple has an integer value in cents.

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