A printer numbers the pages of a book starting with 1 and uses 3189 digits in all. How many pages does the book have?
Q A printer numbers the pages of a book starting with 1 and uses 3189 digits in all. How many pages does the book have? A 3189 pages italic even in base 1 if the page numbers are CHAPTER page numbers and there are 319 chapters then each BOOK page only ever gets one digit so base 1 or base 3189 were still guessing at the unspecified criteria. horizontal-rule Yet a traditionally printed book will use both sides of a sheet of paper italic and have ~1 that many sheets of paper so another answer is 1595 plus front and rear matter like title pages and copyright plus blank pages from being printed on larger sheets and cut often in multiples of 4 such as 4 8 16 32 depending on the press size. In the challenge the final book could have 1595 or more pages if printed on single sheets 1596 or more pages if printed 4-up or 8-up 16 or more pages if printed 16-up or 32-up. During press printing a book pages are printed on large sheets of paper that holds ( depending on book size ) 8 16 or 32 page count was not a multiple of four you would be left with blank pages throughout the book. Imposition Imposition is the arrangement of individual pages onto press sheets also known as parent sheets italic . Operators use imposition software to translate PDF files into a format and layout that can be engraved onto printing plates that will be installed into the offset press. Book Printing Layout The most typical layout is to have 8 page s when printed on both sides. That said small-format projects ( 6u233 x 9u233 or smaller ) may have 16 page s per side. Here you can see how a typical 16-page s is known as a signature italic . Proper pagination will ensure that the folding process ends with all pages upright and in order. This is for saddle-stitch book projects. Note that spiral-bound and glue-bound projects present the opportunity to discard font-and-back blank pages from the final project reducing the delivered page count. Thank you PrintNinja Quality Affordable Offset Printing specifically Page Count Minimums and Maximums for Book Publishing and Imposition and Pagination Printing Ge . horizontal-rule I find the real world of human experience far more interesting that the artificial world of word trickery obfuscated riddles and guessing at what is hidden behind the questioner back. italic - - - - - - - - - - Question added by italic Prathima Smiley italic user 18154522 italic A printer numbers the pages of a book starting with 1 and uses 3189 digits in all. How many pages does the book have? italic question qid 998378 italic #1697248 italic ub7 italic Thank italic # ub7 italic Report italic # ub7 31 Aug 216 111 AM italic .