Adding Dimes, Nickels and Pennies
A penny is worth 1 cent, a nickel is worth 5 cents and a dime is worth 10 cents.
How to add Dimes nickels and pennies.
 Count the number of nickels by fives to find the number of cents the nickels are worth
 Starting at this total, 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, 7 nickels and 3 pennies worth?
 Count by fives seven times for the seven nickels 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35
 Count by tens for the 4 dimes: 45, 55, 65, 75
 Count by ones for the 3 pennies: 76, 77, 78
 Answer: 4 dimes, 7 nickels and 3 pennies are worth 78¢

