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The thickness of 1 nickel is 1/16 inch. How tall is a stack of 16 nickels?

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Hi Candy;
1 nickel...1/16 inches
16 nickels...[(1/16) inches](16)
[(1/16) inches](16/1)
I added the /1 to illustrate my next point.
The number 16 is in the numerator and denominator.  It cancels...
[(1/16) inches](16/1)
(1/1) inches
1 inch