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Height of paper folded

Pretend the paper is 1/1000 of an inch thick and suppose we could fold the paper 50 times. How many miles tall would it stand?

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The paper is h=1/1000 inch thick. Fold it once, it will be 2h thick; fold it twice, it will ...

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This shows how to determine the height of paper folded a certain number of times.