Adding Dimes and Pennies
A penny is worth 1 cent and a dime is worth 10 cents.
How to add Dimes nickels and pennies.
- Count up by tens for the number of dimes.
- Count the number of pennies by ones starting at the previous total.
Example: How many cents are 4 dimes and 3 pennies worth?
- Count by tens for the 4 dimes: 10, 20, 30, 40
- Count by ones for the 3 pennies: 41, 42, 43
- Answer: 4 dimes and 3 pennies are worth 43¢