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A sheet of 67-pound paper has a thickness of 100^-1 inch.

a. write and evaluate an expression for the total thickness of 5 sheets of 67-pound paper

b. write and evaluate an expression for the total thickness of 2^3 sheets of 67-pound paper.

I've been looking at this problem for a half hour now and i cannot figure it out... please help!!!

  • algebra -

    a.
    5*(1/100) = 0.05

    b.
    2^3 = 8
    .08

  • algebra -

    a.) 5*(1/100)= 5/100= .05

    b.) 2^3=8 8*(1/100)= .08

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