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- June 2nd 2012, 06:16 PM #1

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## Can anyone help me with this?

Apublishing project will require a calculation of the book's spine width. Theformula reads thusly: "Total page count divided by paper thickness."A more precise mathematical spine width formula is: "page count/2 x papergram weight x paper volume /1000 - rounded up to nearest whole number

- June 2nd 2012, 06:33 PM #2

- June 2nd 2012, 06:49 PM #3

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## Re: Can anyone help me with this?

1. A publishing project will require a calculation of the book's spine width. The formula reads thusly: "Total page count divided by paper thickness." A more precise mathematical spine width formula is: "page count/2 x paper gram weight x paper volume /1000 - rounded up to nearest whole number."

So a 100-page book using paper which is 80 gsm with a volume of 1.8 would require a spine width of 8 mm. I am trying to figure out how this answer was achieved.

- June 2nd 2012, 07:06 PM #4

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- June 2nd 2012, 07:06 PM #5
## Re: Can anyone help me with this?

- June 2nd 2012, 07:11 PM #6

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