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Billions of Asterisks?
My friend and I are doing a math challenge. And we need some help. We don't really understand this. The question is...
How many pages would it take to make a billion asterisks?
I already know that one one page there are 11,376 MILLION asterisks.
And I know it takes 88 pages for a million asterisks to fit.
Please Help. Thank you!!!
How many pages would it take to make a billion asterisks?
I already know that one one page there are 11,376 MILLION asterisks.
And I know it takes 88 pages for a million asterisks to fit.
Please Help. Thank you!!!
Can you use the same technique you used for a million asterisks to find the answer for a billion asterisks?
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I was typing out my answer as frosty posted but it looks like we're saying the same thing
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Thank you that was absolutely perfect! I wish everyone could explain an answer as well as you two did. Thank you very much!! Now I'll be able to finish up the math challenge (:
" I already know that one one page there are 11,376 MILLION asterisks.
And I know it takes 88 pages for a million asterisks to fit."

If on one page there are 11+ million asterisks why does it take 88 pages to print 1 million asterisks?
And I know it takes 88 pages for a million asterisks to fit."

If on one page there are 11+ million asterisks why does it take 88 pages to print 1 million asterisks?
Aburr  I just ignored that part. I think it was a typo on the naseeam's part.
He stated that you can fit 1,000,000 asterisks onto 88 pages. It follows that you can then fit 11363.636363... asterisks onto just 1 page.
He stated "I already know that one one page there are 11,376 MILLION asterisks.", which is an incorrect statement, but I get the gist of where he was trying to go with the question, so I ignored it and just used the original information he gave.
He stated that you can fit 1,000,000 asterisks onto 88 pages. It follows that you can then fit 11363.636363... asterisks onto just 1 page.
He stated "I already know that one one page there are 11,376 MILLION asterisks.", which is an incorrect statement, but I get the gist of where he was trying to go with the question, so I ignored it and just used the original information he gave.