How Many Nickels are in a Quarter?

Last Updated on 03/01/2021 by GS Staff

Q: How many nickels are in a quarter?

There are 5 nickels in a quarter. In other words, there are 25 cents in one quarter and 5 cents in one nickel. When you divide 25 cents by 5 cents the answer is 5 (nickels).

The equation is as follows:

25 (cents in 1 quarter) ÷ 5 (cents in 1 nickel) = 5 nickels in a quarter

SEE ALSO: Nickels in 2 Dollars

The below table shows how 5 nickels equal a quarter when counting one nickel at a time.

Number of Nickel(s)Value
1 Nickel5 Cents
2 Nickels10 Cents
3 Nickels15 Cents
4 Nickels20 Cents
5 Nickels25 Cents or 1 Quarter