How Many Nickels Make a Dollar?

Last Updated on 09/23/2020 by GS Staff

Q: How many nickels make a dollar?

The short answer is that there are 20 nickels in a dollar.

There are 100 cents in a dollar. A nickel is worth 5 cents. An equation to determine how many nickels make a dollar is:

100 (cents in a dollar) ÷ 5 (cents in a nickel) = 20 nickels in a dollar

The below table shows the value of one nickel up to twenty nickels. Hopefully, this helps you visualize how many nickels make a dollar.

Number of Nickel(s)Value
1 Nickel5 Cents
2 Nickels10 Cents
3 Nickels15 Cents
4 Nickels20 Cents
5 Nickels25 Cents
6 Nickels30 Cents
7 Nickels35 Cents
8 Nickels40 Cents
9 Nickels45 Cents
10 Nickels50 Cents
11 Nickels55 Cents
12 Nickels60 Cents
13 Nickels65 Cents
14 Nickels70 Cents
15 Nickels75 Cents
16 Nickels80 Cents
17 Nickels85 Cents
18 Nickels90 Cents
19 Nickels95 Cents
20 Nickels1 Dollar ($1.00)