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According to the U.S. Treasury, a stack of

If your classroom is

feet high, how many dollar bills in one stack will it take to reach the ceiling? Show your work. Each of these parts represents one foot, which is equal to

inches.

How many bills should go in each part?Each foot has

inches, each inch has bills. This is one inch, which is equal to

bills. How many of these go into one foot? feet?

If the length of your classroom is

feet, how many dollar bills (arranged in lengthwise stacks along the floor of one wall) will it take to cover an entire wall? Two dollar bills fit lengthwise into one foot. We discovered that each stack has

one-dollar bills. This one is very similar to the last one. Try drawing a diagram if that helps you. The answer is

. If the dimensions of your classroom are

feet by feet by feet, how many dollar bills will it take to fill the room? Show all of your work. Four stacks of bills can fit in a foot if you line up their widths (

inches).