# can you fold a piece of paper 8 times

• ### How many times can you fold a piece of paper in half?

• You actually can fold a piece of paper in half more than 8 times. I figured someone must have debunked this conventional wisdom and sure enough, a quick google revealed that the number of folds depends on the length and thickness of the piece of paper. In practice, the high school student who derived the formula for paper folding limits folded…

• ### How many times can you fold a paper to the Moon?

• Fold it 42 times, at least theoretically. you would reach the moon. At 51 folds Your reaching into the sun. Fold it 103 times and it will be thicker than the observable universe. The record for most folds in a paper belongs to an American high school student by the name of Britney Gallivan.

• ### What is the record for most folds in a paper?

• The record for most folds in a paper belongs to an American high school student by the name of Britney Gallivan. She successfully folded a paper 12 times. To be fair, it was Toilet paper.

• ### How many times did Britney Gallivan fold the paper?

• On 27 January 2002, high school student, Britney Gallivan, of Pomona, California, USA, folded a single piece of paper in half 12 times and was the first person to fold a single piece paper in half 9, 10, 11, and 12 times. The tissue paper used was 4,000 ft (1,219 m; 0.75 miles) long.