1170.93 – The Weight of 1000 Dollars in Dimes

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Ten dimes weigh an ounce. A roll of dimes is $5.00. How much does $1000 in dimes weigh?


$1000 is 10,00010,000 dimes. Divide by 1010 and we have 10001000 ounces.

Now 1000/16=62.51000/16 = 62.5 pounds or about 2828 kilograms.

By the way, this is almost exactly the weight of a cubic foot of water.