**In a peso** there are **$100$**** cents**.

**In a dollar** there are **$100$**** cents**.

**In a euro** there are **$100$**** cents**.

Likewise, there are conversion measures that allow us to convert amounts from one currency to another. For example, in the conversion between peso and dollar, dollar and euro, etc.

How many cents are there in $5$ dollars?

If there are $100$ cents in a dollar, we should multiply the $5$ dollars by $100$ to get the equivalent amount of cents.

$1$ dollar $=100$ cents

$5$ dollars $=X$ cents

$5\times 100=500$

Therefore, $5$ dollars are equivalent to $500$ cents.

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How many cents are there in $5$ dollars?

If there are $100$ cents in a dollar, we must multiply the $5$ dollars by $100$ to find the number of cents.

$1$ dollar $=100$ cents

$5$ dollars $=X$ cents

$100\times5=500$

Therefore, there are $500$ cents in $5$ dollars.

How many cents are there in $200$ pesos?

**Let's remember that in one peso there are** **$100$**** cents. The calculation will look like this:**

$1$ peso $=100$ cents.

$200$ pesos$=200$ $\times$ $100$ cents $=20,000$ cents.

That is, we found that in $200$ pesos there are $20,000$ cents.

How many Mexican peso cents are there in $200$ dollars?

Let's assume the exchange rate is $1$ dollar to $17.50$ Mexican pesos.

**Solution:**

This question requires us to use two different currencies, therefore, we must convert them using the exchange rate.

**Let's calculate:**

Given that $1$ dollar is worth $17.50$ Mexican pesos, if we want to know how many pesos are $20$ dollars we must multiply each dollar by the exchange rate. **We will obtain:**

$20\times17.50=350$

So far, we have that $20$ dollars are $350$ Mexican pesos, now we need to calculate how much is $350$ pesos in cents.

**We know that:**

$1$ peso $=100$ cents.

**Therefore:**

$350$ pesos $=350$ $\times$ $100$ cents $=35,000$ cents.

That is, we found that $20$ dollars are $35,000$ cents.

**What is a currency unit?**

It is a unit with a value, that is, a currency that has a value with which you can exchange some goods or objects for the same value of the currency.

**How is currency exchange calculated?**

To make some changes from one currency to another we must know their equivalences of each one, that is, of the peso, dollar, and euros which are the most common:

For example

One dollar $=17.50$ pesos

One Euro $=18.73$ pesos

It is worth remembering that these values are always changing.

**How many pesos are there in** **$35$**** dollars?**

Solution

As we well know one dollar $=17.50$ pesos, then it is only necessary to multiply the number of dollars by $17.50$

$35\times17.50$ pesos $=612.50$ pesos

Answer

So there are $=612.50$ pesos in $35$ dollars.

**Which currencies have more value?**

As we said, the most common currencies are the peso, dollar, and euro, and of them, the one with the highest value is the Euro with $18.73$ pesos.