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# What is the weight of 1000 nickels?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### August 16, 2011 11:54PM

A United States nickel weighs five grams. Therefore, 1000 nickels weighs a total of 1000 x 5 = 5000 grams.

## Related Questions

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, US Coins, Canadian Coins

### How many nickels equals 1000 grams?

You need to start with the following information:
Coins are weighed in grams. US nickels weigh 5.0 gm; current
Canadian nickels are 3.95 gm.
That means 1000 gm of:
American nickels is 1000 / 5.0 = 200 coins; the value is
US$10.00
Canadian nickels is 1000 / 3.95 = 253 coins (rounded to the
nearest whole number); the value is CDN$12.65

###### Asked in Personal Finance, Math and Arithmetic, US Coins

### How many pounds in 50 dollars in nickels?

Approximately 11.02 pounds
According to the US Mint, a nickel weighs 5.000 grams.
(http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/index.cfm?flash=yes&action=coin_specifications)
1000 nickels is 50 dollars.
1000*5.000g = 5000g
One pound is approximately 453.6 g. So 1000 nickels weigh
approximately 5000/453.6=11.02 pounds.