Here, we will show you how to calculate how many nickels 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 5 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
42 dimes x 10 cents
= 420 cents
420 cents / 5 cents
= 84 nickels
Thus, the answer to the question "How many nickels are in 42 dimes?" is as follows:
Note: We multiplied 42 by 10, because there are 10 cents in a dime, and we divided 420 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel.