Here, we will show you how to calculate how many dollars there are in 42 dimes.|
First, calculate how many cents there are in 42 dimes by multiplying 42 by 10, and then
divide that result by 100 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
42 dimes x 10 cents
= 420 cents
420 cents / 100 cents
= 4.2 dollars
Thus, the answer to the question "How many dollars are in 42 dimes?" is as follows:
+ 20 cents
Note: We multiplied 42 by 10, because there are 10 cents in a dime, and we divided 420 by 100, because there are 100 cents in a dollar.