Invitation to Computer Science 8th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1337561916
ISBN 13: 978-1-33756-191-4

Chapter 1 - Exercises - Page 41: 18


About 926 feet of shelf space.

Work Step by Step

divide 5 billion by $5,$ to get the total number of words. $5,000,000,000 / 5=1,000,000,000$ words. Then divide this by $300,$ to get the number of pages. $1,000,000,000 / 300 \approx 3,333,333$ pages. And finally, divide that by 300 to get the length of shelf space. $3,333,333 / 300=11,111.11$ inches which is about 926 feet.
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