Here, we will show you how to calculate how many nickels there are in 3 dollars.|
First, calculate how many cents there are in 3 dollars by multiplying 3 by 100, and then
divide that result by 5 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
3 dollars x 100 cents
= 300 cents
300 cents / 5 cents
= 60 nickels
Thus, the answer to the question "How many nickels are in 3 dollars?" is as follows:
Note: We multiplied 3 by 100, because there are 100 cents in a dollar, and we divided 300 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel.