Here, we will show you how to calculate how many nickels there are in 21 dollars.|
First, calculate how many cents there are in 21 dollars by multiplying 21 by 100, and then
divide that result by 5 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
21 dollars x 100 cents
= 2,100 cents
2,100 cents / 5 cents
= 420 nickels
Thus, the answer to the question "How many nickels are in 21 dollars?" is as follows:
Note: We multiplied 21 by 100, because there are 100 cents in a dollar, and we divided 2,100 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel.