Introduction: How to Tell If a Dollar Bill Is Real or Fake

In this instructable, I will show you how to tell if a dollar bill is real or fake, using household materials.

Step 1: You Will Need...

You will need:
A dollar bill

Step 2: Folding

Fold the left side of the dollar bill about 1/4 the way in. Unfold to a 130 degree angle.

Step 3: The Magnets

Slowly bring the magnets close to the 1 in the top left corner.
If the dollar bill moves toward the magnets, the bill is real.

Step 4: How Does It Work?

The dollar bill has magnetic ink which is attracted to the magnets. This is done to prevent counterfeit bills.