

GRE : Problem Solving
How many sheets of paper, each 0.001 centimeter thick, would be required to make a pad of 5 centimeters thick? (A) 5 (B) 50 (C) 500 (D) 5,000 (E) 50,000 The thickness of a single sheet is 0.001 cm. 1000 sheets will have a thickness of 1000 X 0.001 = 1.000 cm. = 1 cm So, 5000 sheets will have a thickness of 5000 X 0.001 = 5 cm. So, the answer is (D).



