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.
Remember that one dollar is
cents and one quarter is cents.
How many cents is three dimes?
How can you write this as a portion of
? . How do you write as a fraction?
Eight nickels is equal to
Use parts (a) and (b) to help you express this as a fraction and a percent.
If one quarter (
cents) is of a dollar, what percent is cents?
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 representing
quarters as a fraction and a percent.
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.