Converting between Dimes, Nickels and Pennies
Converting between coins involves finding a coin or group of coins that have the same value in cents.
 A dime is worth 10 cents and is equal to 2 nickels or 10 pennies.
 A nickel is worth 5 cents and is equal to 5 pennies. Two nickels have the same value as 1 dime
 A penny is worth 1 cent. Five pennies have the same value as 1 nickel. Ten pennies have the same value as 1 dime.
