Here, we will show you how to calculate how many dollars 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 100 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
42 nickels x 5 cents
= 210 cents
210 cents / 100 cents
= 2.1 dollars
Thus, the answer to the question "How many dollars are in 42 nickels?" is as follows:
+ 10 cents
Note: We multiplied 42 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel, and we divided 210 by 100, because there are 100 cents in a dollar.