Here, we will show you how to calculate how many dimes there are in 42 nickels.|
First, calculate how many cents there are in 42 nickels by multiplying 42 by 5, and then
divide that result by 10 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
42 nickels x 5 cents
= 210 cents
210 cents / 10 cents
= 21 dimes
Thus, the answer to the question "How many dimes are in 42 nickels?" is as follows:
Note: We multiplied 42 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel, and we divided 210 by 10, because there are 10 cents in a dime.