1 m = 3.281 ft
1 mm = 10-3 m
1 U.S. quarter = 0.25 U.S. dollar
The U.S. quarter has a mass of 5.67 g and is approximately 1.55 mm thick.
The U.S. National Debt Clock showed the outstanding public debt to be $16,213,166,914,811 on October 28, 2012. How many stacks like the one described would be necessary to pay off this debt?
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