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Homework Help: Math help plz

Posted by Jessie on Sunday, October 15, 2006 at 3:59pm.

How thick is a pile of paper?

Find a relationship between the number of folds and the number of layers. Note your observations.

Number of folds Number of layers

0 1
1 2
2 4
3 8
4 14
5 23

Plz help im so stuck on this question


Are you sure 4 14 and 5 23 are copied right?
If so I don't see any relationship.



oh, srry about that..
i checked that again and got the answer
0-1, 1-2, 2-4, 3-8, 4-16, 5-32, 6-64

but i still didnt get the relationship

plz try to help..im so stuck


Notice the number 2: for each fold, 2 is multiplied.

one fold 2
two folds 2x2
three folds 2x2x2
four folds 2x2x2x2
five folds 2x2x2x2x2
six 2x2x2x2x2x2


I have the same question as Lance. I think 4 should be 16 and 5 whould be 32


1/2(4*3√5)

how would i solve a problem like this?


1/2(4*3√5)= ?

how would i solve a problem like this?

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