# 7 dimes is how many nickels?

Mar 4, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The conversion factor of dimes to nickels is:

$1$ dime $= 2$ nickels

Multiply each side of the equation by $\textcolor{red}{7}$ to find how many nickels is equivalent to 7 dimes:

$\textcolor{red}{7} \times 1$ dime $= \textcolor{red}{7} \times 2$ nickels

$7$ dimes $= 14$ nickels