If someone has 2 quarters, 4 dimes, 2 nickels and 1 penny, they have a total of $1.01. Every coin has a designated value. When counting money, one simply has to add these values together. Money is measured in cents. One ... More »

According to specifications published by the United States Mint, one U.S. dime weighs 2.268 grams. Dimes feature a composition of 8.33 percent nickel and 91.67 percent copper. More »

A pound of dimes is worth about $20. The value of a pound of dimes can be calculated based on the weight of 2.27 grams for each dime produced by the U.S. Mint. More »

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar using a combination of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollar coins, according to the Mathematical Association of America. It has been disputed that a do... More »

Three quarters, five dimes, five nickels and five pennies do not add up to $2. The total value of this combination of coins is $1.55. More »

There are 10 combinations of quarters, dimes and nickels that can be used to pay 50 cents in change. Each combination uses different quantities of each coin. More »

Using only nickels, dimes and quarters, there are 29 unique ways to make change for a dollar. It is helpful to use a systematic strategy for substituting coins in finding each unique combination totalling a dollar. More »