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How many dollars is 1 million pennies?

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In U.S. currency, one million pennies are worth 10,000 dollars. A penny is worth one cent, and one cent is 1/100 of a dollar. In other words, a dollar is equal to 100 pennies, so one million pennies divided by 100 provides the worth in dollars.

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Minted pennies prior to 1982 were composed of mostly copper. However, due to rising metal prices, pennies now only contain about 2.5 percent copper. In fact, it costs about 1.8 cents to produce one penny. Currency values differ from country to country, so a penny in the United States is not worth the same amount as a penny in another country.

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The dark brown color of a penny is most likely oxidation, which occurs when the copper in the penny comes in contact with oxygen. Since the average penny circulates for 25 years, a gradual accumulation of dirt and discoloration are common.

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Pennies are brown because they are made with copper. Copper is a metal that reflects light in such a way so that it appears brown.