# How to use geometry progession in this situation ?

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A piece of rectangular paper can be folded in half by 12 times. Given that the thickness of the paper is 0.0075 cm

Find the fold of the paper fold when the paper folds half by 10 times

A piece of rectangular paper can be folded in half by 12 times. Given that the thickness of the paper is 0.0075 cm

Find the fold of the paper fold when the paper folds half by 10 times

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2018

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#### Explanation:

After 1 fold the thickness is multiplied by

After 2 fold idem by

After 3 fold idem by

After n fold idem by

Then after 10 fold we are multipliyed by

This number is

Initial thickness is

Once solved, think about this

Is the thickness double if we fold 20 times?. No

After 20 times the thickness is