  # A piece of paper measuring 8 by 6 is folded several times, as shown. What is the area of the final shape?

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A piece of paper measuring 8 by 6 is folded several times, as shown. What is the area of the final shape? (Some smart aleck will point out that folding does not technically change the area of the paper, so imagine the final shape is a separate 2d object in the plane and calculate the area enclosed by its boundary.)  posted Nov 20
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