Here, we will show you how to calculate how many nickels there are in 42 dollars.|
First, calculate how many cents there are in 42 dollars by multiplying 42 by 100, and then
divide that result by 5 cents to get the answer.
Here is the math to illustrate better:
42 dollars x 100 cents
= 4,200 cents
4,200 cents / 5 cents
= 840 nickels
Thus, the answer to the question "How many nickels are in 42 dollars?" is as follows:
Note: We multiplied 42 by 100, because there are 100 cents in a dollar, and we divided 4,200 by 5, because there are 5 cents in a nickel.