The weight of a nickel is 80% of the weight of a quarter. If a nickel weighs 5 grams, how much does a quarter weigh? A dime weighs 50% as much as a nickel does. What is the weight of a dime?

1 Answer
Aug 4, 2016

Answer:

Weight of a quarter #=6.25# grams
Weight of a dime#=2.5# grams

Explanation:

The weight of a nickel is #80%# weight of a quarter
or
The weight of a nickel is #5# grams
or
weight of a quarter#=5/0.8=6.25# grams-------------Ans#1#
Weight of a dime #=50%=1/2#(Weight of Nickel) #=5/2=2.5#grams-------------#Ans2#