# How Many Pennies in a Dollar?

How many pennies are in a dollar? How many nickels make a dime? In this great book of money combinations, young readers can learn how all of the different denominations of money relate to each other. Free worksheets along with full-color photos and easy-to-read text make this a great way to reinforce math concepts.

## What is a dollar?

A golden dollar coin is worth \$1. It is made of a manganese-brass alloy. It features native American heroine Sacagawea on the front and a bald eagle on the back. Sub-units of a dollar: 100 pennies = \$1, 1 nickel = 5 pennies = 1/20 dollar, 1 dime = 10 pennies or 2 nickels = 1/10 dollar, 1 quarter = 25 pennies or 5 nickels, 1 quarter = \$0.25 = 1/4 dollar, 1 dime = \$0.10 = 1/10 dollar, 1 penny = \$0.01 = 1/100 dollar, 1 nickel = \$0.05 = 1/20 dollar

## What is a penny?

The penny is a US coin worth one cent or 1/100 dollar. One hundred pennies make a dollar. 50 pennies make a half-dollar, 25 pennies make a quatrter, 10 pennies make a dime and 5 pennies make a nickel. One cent can be written 1¢ or \$0.01. A penny is a copper-plated zinc coin. It has Abraham Lincoln on one side and the Lincoln Memorial on the opposite side.

## FAQs

What’s 1 dollar in half-dollars?

1 dollar equal 2 half-dollars, once 1 dollar times 2 equal 2.

What’s 1 dollar in quarters?

1 dollar equal 4 quarters, once 1 dollar times 4 equal 4.

What’s 1 dollar in dimes?

1 dollar equal 10 dimes, once 1 dollar times 10 equals 10.

What’s 1 dollar in nickels?

1 dollar equal 20 nickels, once 1 dollar times 20 equals 20.

What’s 1 dollar in pennies?

1 dollar equal 100 pennies, once 1 dollar times 100 equals 100.

What’s 1 dollar in cents?

1 dollar equal 100 cents, once 1 dollar times 100 equal 100.