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
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
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 (