# Calculating the height of a paper folded n times.

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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...h thick.

Thus after folding 50 times, the paper will stand for (2^50)h tall.

We know:

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