Jeremy collected nickels for one week. He is making stacks of his nickels to fret ermine how many he has. The thickness of one nickel is 1/16 inch.

## 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**