The Hungry Bookworm . . .

October 26, 2009 at 9:43 pm Leave a comment


A hungry bookworm is eating its way through an encyclopedia set on a library bookshelf. Each book cover is 1/4 inch thick while the pages are 1 inch thick. If the bookworm starts on page 1 of Volume I and eats its way on a straight path to the last page of Volume III, how far will it have traveled?

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