Do you know the answer to ‘a dime is what percent of a dollar?’ It turns out that a dime is 10 percent of a dollar.
Do you have more than 1 dime? What percentage of a dollar would that number of dimes be? Use our dimes to dollars converter to turn your dimes into dollar percentages.
Dimes to Dollars Percent Converter
Use our free Dimes to Dollars Percentage Converter to quickly turn your number of dimes into an equivalent percentage of a dollar. We typed in 1 dime which gives us 10%.
Now it’s your turn! Type in how many dollars you have and our dollars to dimes calculator will tell you how many dimes you have. Dollars to dimes made easy, no matter how many dimes you have. 1 dime or 100, we will turn your dollars into dimes.
Fun Facts About Dimes
People often have specific questions about dimes. Here are some of the most common questions people ask about dimes.
How Much Does a Dime Weigh?
All dimes made since 1965 weigh exactly 2.268 grams which equals 0.085 ounces. That means our 1 dime ($0.10) weigh 2.268 grams! Not familiar with grams? 2.268 grams is equal to 0.08 ounces of dimes.
What Are Dimes Made Of?
Dimes are primarily copper but also are made of nickel. To be precise, our modern-day dimes are 91.67% copper and 8.33% nickel. It wasn’t always this way though! Before 1965, dimes were 90% silver and 10% copper. If you have 1 dime ($0.10), you are holding 2.079 grams of copper and 0.189 grams of nickel in your hand. If you prefer to work in ounces, that’s 0.0733 ounces of copper and 0.0067 ounces of nickel.
What hasn’t changed is that each dime is still worth 10 cents, even though it’s no longer made from silver.
How Thick Is A Dime?
Modern-day dimes are 1.35mm thick which is equal to 0.061 inches.