- 18 Feb '09 19:33

ye but that wasnt the qs asked so y bother?*Originally posted by forkedknight***Using demensions of 156 x 66.3 x .109 mm, if the bills are packed perfectly in the room (no air space), the total volume of 5 billion bills would be 563.68 m^2.**

This gives a height of 5.6368 m in a room 10m x 10m - 04 Mar '09 11:49

this is impossible to answer as you have not given the height of the room. 10x10 is only stating the lenght by width. unless i am missing something?!?!*Originally posted by uzless***If you placed $100 bills (american) side by side inside a room that was 10m by 10m, how high would the stack of bills reach?**

anyway if i had the money to do this im pretty damn sure i can think of something a hell of alot better to do with it. - 04 Mar '09 18:53 / 1 edit

as per the title of the thread the OP was assuming you had $50 billion dollars in $100 bills. now imagine a 10x10 room with no ceiling. how high up the wall would the money go if you packed the room? this is definitely answerable without a given height for the room.*Originally posted by the fonz01***this is impossible to answer as you have not given the height of the room. 10x10 is only stating the lenght by width. unless i am missing something?!?!**

anyway if i had the money to do this im pretty damn sure i can think of something a hell of alot better to do with it. - 04 Mar '09 18:57

but since it's $50 billion dollars in $100 bills, shouldn't it be 500 million bills? i.e. i think you're off by a factor of 10...should it be 5208 layers and thus .56m tall?*Originally posted by forkedknight***On the other hand, if you assume worst case packing:**

You can fit 64 bills lengthwise and 150 bills width-wise in a 10m x 10m room, for a total of 9600 bills in each layer.

Therefore 5 billion bills sitting in 52,083 layers would be 5.677m tall. - 05 Mar '09 03:11

i don't think so.... he said that if the thickness is .1mm then you'd be able to fit all of them side by side in a length of 10m. but 10m = 10,000 mm = 100,000 bills.*Originally posted by MetBierOp***Dudes..**

D Ma G has the correct answer..

but we're talking about $50billion in hundreds, which is 500 million bills. that's 5000 times as many bills as would fit lengthwise in 10m. - 05 Mar '09 18:39 / 2 edits

that doesn't make a damn bit of sense considering what the question is asking... without a limiting dollar amount the question doesn't even have an answer*Originally posted by Habeascorp***50 billion is teh prize for teh answer not the question. We are not told the number of bills, so I am assuming only two are placed side by side such that the answer is the width of a single bill.** - 05 Mar '09 19:57

Yes, it has. You just have to find out how high can a wall be and the (non-fictional) material that it would be made of.*Originally posted by Aetherael***that doesn't make a damn bit of sense considering what the question is asking... without a limiting dollar amount the question doesn't even have an answer**