# math

A group medical practice has 40,000 patients. Charts vary in thickness from 1/4 to 1 inch thick. The average of all charts is 1/2 inch thick. Using the average 1/2 inch thickness, how many inches of shelf space will be required for 40,000 charts?

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1. 1 patients needs 1/2 inch
40000 patients need (12)(40000) = .... inches of shelf space

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posted by Reiny
2. 20,000 inches

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