### Home > MC1 > Chapter 6 > Lesson 6.1.3 > Problem 6-28

What portion of one dollar is represented by each of the following sets of coins? Express each answer both as a fraction and as a percent.

One quarter

Remember that one dollar is

cents and one quarter is cents.

Three dimes

How many cents is three dimes?

How can you write this as a portion of? . How do you write as a fraction?

Eight nickels

Eight nickels is equal to

cents.

Use parts (a) and (b) to help you express this as a fraction and a percent.

pennies

If one quarter (

cents) is of a dollar, what percent is cents?

Five quarters

By how much do you multiply one quarter to get five quarters?

Since you dealt with one quarter in part (a), you can use that as a guide for representingquarters as a fraction and a percent.

Nine dimes

Use part (b) to help you with this problem.

Since nine dimes is three times three dimes, you need to multiply the answers for part (b) by three.