qustion no 3

India
February 27, 2007 1:15pm CST
We have a large very thin sheet of rice paper which pile at the rate rate of 1 thousand sheets to the inch.Supposing we tear the paper in half an put the two pieces together on top of each other and we tear them in half and put the 4 pieces together in a pile and then we tear them again in half and put the eight pieces in a pile and we continue like this upto 50 times, can u tell how the final stack of paper would be?
2 responses
@kamran12 (5555)
• Pakistan
28 Mar 07
1,125,899,906,842.624 inches
@RAMPersona (2037)
• Philippines
28 Feb 07
using geometric progression formula, 562,949,953,421,312 pieces should be in a pile.