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Gift Wrapping Math

My sister works as an event planner/wedding planner. She wrote me an email today with the following gift wrapping question.

I need to wrap 375 boxes. 16x14x6. The wrapping paper is 30 inches wide. I say I need about 1700 feet. People are telling me I only need half that. Continue reading

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