Fifty pounds of fifties
June 12, 2005 5:41 PM   Subscribe

How much money is fifty pounds of fifty dollar bills?
posted by cedar to Work & Money (5 answers total)
 
If someone can confirm a bill weighs 1 gram, then
50 lbs = 22 679.6185 grams
22 679.6185 x 50 dollars = 1 133 980.93

Rounding off gives you $1,133,980

Nice chunk of change...
posted by toftflin at 5:51 PM on June 12, 2005


There are There are490 banks notes per pound, which means there 490 x 50 = 24,500 notes in fifty pounds, or $1,225,000 of fifties.
posted by plinth at 5:54 PM on June 12, 2005


Confirmation that a bill weighs 1 gram from The United States Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Going by their numbers, 454 x 50 x 50 = $1,134,000
posted by toftflin at 6:10 PM on June 12, 2005


Once again, I'm really curious about the background on this one.
posted by nanojath at 10:11 PM on June 12, 2005


cedar-That's my money. I lost it wherever you found it. I'll split it with you, though.
posted by OmieWise at 6:14 AM on June 13, 2005


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