# 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?

Aug 4, 2016

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$= \frac{5}{0.8} = 6.25$ grams-------------Ans$1$
Weight of a dime =50%=1/2(Weight of Nickel) $= \frac{5}{2} = 2.5$grams-------------$A n s 2$