How Many Dimes in 5 Dollars?

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Let’s figure out how many dimes are in a dollar before we answer how many dimes are in 5 dollars. It will make things easier if we do so.

To determine how many dimes are in a dollar, simply take one dollar and divide it by 10 cents (a dime). That equation is as follows:

$1.00 ÷ .10 = 10 dimes

Based on the above equation, there are 10 dimes is a dollar. We can easily determine how many dimes are in 5 dollars now that we know how many dimes are in a dollar. To determine how many dimes are in 5 dollars, take 10 dimes (the number of dimes in a dollar) times 5 (for the 5 dollars you are calculating). That equations is as follows:

10 x 5 = 50 dimes

Essentially, since there are 10 dimes in a dollar, there will be 50 dimes in 5 dollars.

Below we provided a visual of the long way to count the number of dimes in 5 dollars. This should help clarify how 50 dimes equals 5 dollars.

Number of DimesValue
1 Dime10 Cents
2 Dimes20 Cents
3 Dimes30 Cents
4 Dimes40 Cents
5 Dimes50 Cents
6 Dimes60 Cents
7 Dimes70 Cents
8 Dimes80 Cents
9 Dimes90 Cents
10 Dimes$1.00
11 Dimes$1.10
12 Dimes$1.20
13 Dimes$1.30
14 Dimes$1.40
15 Dimes$1.50
16 Dimes$1.60
17 Dimes$1.70
18 Dimes$1.80
19 Dimes$1.90

20 Dimes$2.00
21 Dimes$2.10
22 Dimes$2.20
23 Dimes$2.30
24 Dimes$2.40
25 Dimes$2.50
26 Dimes$2.60
27 Dimes$2.70
28 Dimes$2.80
29 Dimes$2.90
30 Dimes$3.00
31 Dimes$3.10
32 Dimes$3.20
33 Dimes$3.30
34 Dimes$3.40
35 Dimes$3.50
36 Dimes$3.60
37 Dimes$3.70
38 Dimes$3.80
39 Dimes$3.90
40 Dimes$4.00
41 Dimes$4.10
42 Dimes$4.20
43 Dimes$4.30
44 Dimes$4.40
45 Dimes$4.50
46 Dimes$4.60
47 Dimes$4.70
48 Dimes$4.80
49 Dimes$4.90
50 Dimes$5.00