**How Much Money Is 17 Dimes Worth in Dollars? (Answer, Dimes To Dollars Calculator, Conversion Formula, and Money Math Example Problems)**

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Do you want to know the answer to ‘How much is 17 dimes worth in dollars?’ 17 dimes are worth $1.70, which is equivalent to 170 cents.

What if you don’t have precisely 17 dimes? How do you calculate how many dollars you have in dimes? That’s simple! Use our dimes to dollars converter to turn your dimes into dollars.

Please continue reading to use our converter, find out how to convert dimes to dollars with a conversion formula, and learn more about dimes.

**17 Dimes to dollars converter (Conversion calculator)**

Use our free 17 dimes to dollars converter to quickly calculate how much your dimes are worth in dollars. Just type in how many dimes you have, and our converter does the rest for you!

Looking at the converter, you will see that we already entered 17 dimes, giving us an answer of $1.70. That answers our question about ‘how much is 17 dimes worth in dollars?’. 17 dimes equal $1.70.

Now it’s your turn! Type in how many dimes you have, and our dimes to dollars calculator will tell you how much that is in terms of dollars. We make converting from dimes to dollars easy, no matter how many dimes you have. Whether you have 17 dimes or 150 dimes, we will help you solve it all.

**Dimes to dollars conversion table (Fast unit conversion method)**

One popular method to convert dimes into dollars is to use our conversion table. Conversion tables, also called conversion charts, list the number of dimes in one column with the corresponding number of dollars in the second column.

To use our conversion table to find the number of dollars in 17 dimes, find 17 dimes in the first column and note that the matching number of dollars in the second column is $1.70. There are 1.70 dollars in 17 dimes.

## 17 Dimes to Dollars Conversion Table

Quickly convert 17 dimes to dollars with our conversion table.Number of Dimes | Dollars $ |
---|---|

10 | $1 |

17 | $1.70 |

20 | $2 |

30 | $3 |

40 | $4 |

50 | $5 |

100 | $10 |

500 | $50 |

1000 | $100 |

**How to convert dimes to dollars (Answer using the dimes to dollars conversion formula)**

Use our converter or the following conversion formula to convert dimes to dollars.

**Dimes to dollars conversion formula:**

Dollars = Dimes x 0.10 dollars per dime

The formula says that we can determine the number of dollars we have by multiplying the number of dimes by 0.10, which is the number of dollars in one dime.

For example, to determine how many dollars are in 17 dimes, we multiply 17 dimes by 0.10, as shown below.

Dollars = 17 dimes x 0.10 dollars per dime = 1.70 dollars

**How much money is 17 pounds of dimes worth?**

There are 3,400 dimes worth 340 dollars in 17 pounds of dimes.

The steps to solve this problem are shown below.

**Step 1:** What is the weight of a dime?

One dime weighs 2.268 grams

**Step 2:** How many grams are in a pound?

There are 453.59 grams in a pound

**Step 3:** Find the number of dimes in a pound.

453.592 grams per pound/2.268 grams per dime=199.9964726631393 dimes=200 dimes by rounding

There are 200 dimes in one pound.

**Step 4:** Calculate the number of dimes in 17 pounds.

200 dimes per pound x 17 pounds = 3400 dimes

**Step 5:** Convert 3400 dimes to dollars to determine how much 17 pounds of dimes are worth.

Value=3400 dimes x 0.10 dollars per dime = 340 dollars

**How much is 16 dimes?**

16 dimes is equal to $1.60.

**How many dimes are in a two dollar bill?**

There are 20 dimes in a two dollar bill.

**How many dimes is a dollar?**

There are ten dimes in a dollar.

**How do you count dimes? (Adding Dimes)**

To count dimes, line the dimes up in piles of ten and count by tens. For example, if you have 50 dimes, you would line them up in five piles of ten and then count by tens: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50.

To convert your piles of dimes to dollars, you would multiply the number of dimes by 0.10. For example, if you have 50 dimes, multiply 50 by 0.10 to get the answer of 5 dollars.

**Coin Word Problem: Suppose you have 14 quarters, 17 dimes, 21 nickels, and 39 pennies. What is the total value of each type of coin? What is the combined value of all of the coins?**

**Answer:** The combined value of all of the coins is $6.64 (6.64 dollars). The value of each type of coin is $3.50 in quarters, $1.70 in dimes, $1.05 in nickels, and $0.39 in pennies.

To find the answer to this problem yourself, follow these steps:

**Step 1:** List the value of each coin type in dollars.

Quarters=0.25 dollars

Dimes=0.10 dollars

Nickels=0.05 dollars

Pennies=0.01 dollars

**Step 2:** Find the total value of each coin type.

Quarters=0.25 x 14=3.50 dollars

Dimes=0.10 x 17=1.70 dollars

Nickels=0.05 x 21=1.05 dollars

Pennies=0.01 x 39=0.39 dollars

**Step 3:** Find the combined value of each type of coin

Combined value=Quarters + Dimes + Nickels + Pennies=3.50 + 1.70 + 1.05 + 0.39 = 6.64 dollars

**Everyday Math Example**

**Question:** As the treasurer of her daughter’s Girl Scout troop, Laney collected money for some girls and adults to go to a 3-day Girl Scout camp. Each girl paid $75, and each adult paid $25. The total amount of money collected for the camp was $750. If the number of girls is three times the number of adults, how many girls and how many adults paid for camp?

**Answer:** 9 girls and 3 adults paid for camp.

Follow these steps to answer this question yourself:

**Step 1: **Create an equation relating the camp price for an adult and a girl with the total amount collected for camp.

75(Girls)+25(Adults)=750 (Equation 1)

**Step 2:** The number of girls that paid for camp is three times the number of adults. How can this be written mathematically?

Girls=3n and Adults=n

**Step 3: **Substitute girls=n and adults=3n into equation 1 to solve for the number of paid adults.

75(3n)+25(n)=750

225(n)+75(n)=750

250(n)=750

n=3, which means three adults paid for camp

**Step 4:** Plug in the number of adults that paid (n=3) into Equation 1 to solve for the number of girls who paid.

75(Girls)+25(3)=750

75(Girls)+75=750

75(Girls)=675

Girls=9, so nine girls paid for camp.

**Frequently asked questions: Converting dimes to dollars**

People often have specific questions about converting dimes to dollars. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions people ask about dimes to dollars conversions.

**How many dimes make a cent?**

Since a dime is worth ten cents, it takes 1/10 of a dime (0.1 dimes) to make one cent.

**How many cents is 2 Dimes?**

2 dimes is 20 cents.

**Is a dime more than a dollar?**

A dime is worth less than a dollar because it is worth 0.10 dollars.

**What are the dimensions of a dime?**

A dime is 0.705 inches (1.791 centimeters) in diameter and has a thickness of 0.053 inches (0.135 centimeters).

**How thick is a dime?**

Modern-day dimes are 1.35 mm (0.135 cm) thick, equal to 0.061 inches.

**What is the volume of a dime?**

The volume of a single dime is 0.020755 cubic inches, equivalent to 0.34011 cubic centimeters.

**How much does a dime weigh?**

One dime weighs 2.268 grams, which is equal to 0.08 ounces.

**How many ridges on a dime?**

There are 118 ridges on a dime. Ridges, also called grooves, are a physical security feature that makes dimes challenging to counterfeit.

When dimes were made from silver, the reeded ridges also helped prevent coin clipping, a form of fraud. What is coin clipping, and how do ridges deter this fraudulent practice? Imagine that you have a bucket full of silver dimes. While each dime is worth 10 cents, the metal is also valuable.

By shaving off a small amount of the silver from each coin in the bucket, a scammer could amass a sizeable amount of valuable silver to sell for scrap. The preferred target of silver scrapers has always been the edges of coins. It is much easier, in comparison, to notice if the face or back of a coin has been scraped. We would be much more likely to see if someone had defaced Franklin D. Roosevelt’s face than the edge of the dime!

**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 200 dimes ($20), you are holding 415.82 grams of copper and 37.78 grams of nickel in your hand. If you prefer to work in pounds, that’s 0.917 pounds of copper and 0.083 pounds of nickel.

What hasn’t changed is that dimes are still worth 10 cents, even though they are no longer made from silver.

**Are dimes magnetic?**

No, dimes are not magnetic, even though they are made from a nickel-copper alloy.

Nickel-copper alloys are only magnetic when the nickel content exceeds 56%. Since dimes are only 8.33% nickel, they are not magnetic.

**How many cents are in a dollar? **

There are 100 cents in a dollar.

**How many quarters are in $10?**

There are 40 quarters in $10.

**How many nickels is 2 dollars?**

There are 40 nickels in 2 dollars.

**Cash Math Problem: In a cash drawer, there is $125 in $5 and $10 bills. The number of $10 bills is twice the number of $5 bills. How many of each type of bill is in the drawer?**

**Answer:** There are five $5 bills and ten $10 bills.

To find the answer to this problem yourself, follow these steps:

**Step 1:** Assign variables to $5 bills and $10 bills

Let x=$5 bills and y=$10 bills

**Step 2:** Write an equation that describes the relationship between the number of ten dollar bills and five dollar bills.

Since there are twice as many $10 bills as $5 dollar bills then the relationship is y=2x (Equation 1)

**Step 3:** Create an equation tying the value of the bills, the number of the bills, and the total value of the bills in the drawer ($125).

5(x)+10(y)=125 (Equation 2)

**Step 4:** Substitute y=2x from Equation 1 into Equation 2 to find the number of $5 bills.

5(x)+10(2x)=125

5(x)+20(x)=125

25(x)=125

x=5, so there are five $5 bills in the drawer.

**Step 4:** Now that we know there are five $5 bills, plug x=5 into Equation 1 to find the number of $10 bills.

y=2(5)=10, so there are ten $10 bills in the drawer.

**Step 5:** Check that your math is correct by adding the number of $5 and $10 bills and comparing them to the total value of bills in the drawer using equation 2.

5(5)+10(10)=125

25+100=125

125=125 Since the two sides of the equation are equal, we found the correct answer.

**Conclusion**

In conclusion, 17 dimes are worth $1.70, which is equivalent to 170 cents.

To convert between 17 dimes and dollars yourself, use our converter or read the steps in our ‘How to convert dimes to dollars’ section.