Enter the total number of nickels into the calculator to determine the equivalent amount of dollars.

Nickels to Dollar Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the number of dollars you have in nickels.

D = N * .05
  • Where D is the number of dollars ($)
  • N is the number of nickels.

To convert nickels into dollars, multiply the number of nickels by .05.

How many nickels are in a dollar?

There are 20 nickels in every dollar. This is calculated by dividing 1 dollar by .05 = 1/.05 = 20.

How to calculate dollars from nickels?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines how to calculate dollars from nickels.

First, determine the total number of nickels you have. In this example, the person has 50 nickels.

Next, the last and final step is to use the formula above to calculate the number of dollars.

$ = N * .05

$ = 50 * .05

$ = $2.50