a stack of 500 pieces of paper is 1.875 inches tall derion guesses that each piece of paper is 0.015 inches thick. explain how you know that derions answer is not correct.

compute the thickness of each piece of paper. show your reasoning


  1. Answer:
    Derions answer is not correct becuase 500 x 0.015=7.5 inches.  If he got this as an answer that would meen that the stack of paper is 7.5 inches tall, which is not correct.  
    If we divide 1.875 by 500 we get 0.00375 which is the thickness of each sheet of paper.


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