# what is the value of a nickel?

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my ds15 has a math problem in his algebra2 and he needs to know the value of a nickle in cents to work out the problem. could someone please help?

thank you

5 cents!

5 cents

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:lol: I was REALLY concerned for a moment...then I saw your location. :D

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:lol:

OH MY!

Can I just say it took me about 2 minutes to figure out that you are from Australia. :lol:

I went from concern to, "huh, about 1/5 of a gumball if she's thinking about what it will buy but how is that mathematical?" back to concern...

:lol:

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thank you. I will let him know. now he wants to know how much is a dime? is it 10 cents?

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:lol: I was REALLY concerned for a moment...then I saw your location. :D

LOL! I was too! I was like "ummmmm"....but then I saw the location LOL.

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LOL.

Here he can memorize the poems we use with our children. :lol::lol:

Penny, Penny

Easily spent

Copper, brown

And worth one cent.

Nickel, Nickel

Thick and fat

Youâ€™re worth five cents,

I know that.

Dime, Dime,

Little and thin

I remember

Youâ€™re worth ten.

Quarter, Quarter

Big and Bold

Youâ€™re worth 25,

Iâ€™m told.

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Fun! Thanks, I didn't know this one!

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thank you all very much

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Yes. See Daisy's poem above.

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LOL.

Here he can memorize the poems we use with our children. :lol::lol:

Penny, Penny

Easily spent

Copper, brown

And worth one cent.

Nickel, Nickel

Thick and fat

Youâ€™re worth five cents,

I know that.

Dime, Dime,

Little and thin

I remember

Youâ€™re worth ten.

Quarter, Quarter

Big and Bold

Youâ€™re worth 25,

Iâ€™m told.

Thanks--my son needs this! I'm American and have never heard this!

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Or, you can sing:

A penny's worth one cent, a penny's worth one cent, (hold up 1 finger)

A nickel's worth five, a nickel's worth five; (hold up 5)

A dime is worth ten cents, a dime is worth ten cents, (hold up 10 fingers)

A quarter's twenty-five, a quarter's twenty-five. (quickly try to make 25 fingers - 10, 10, and 5 before you finish the line!)