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1 pack of cigarettes costs: $4.00_

There are 20 cigarettes in a pack, so each cigarette costs:_$0.20_

(Cost of pack ÷ 20 = cost per cigarette)

1 week = 7 days

1 month = 4 weeks

1 year = 12 months

1 cigar = 10 cigarettes

Smoking for ONE WEEK:

*Since there are 7 days in a week, multiply the cost of one cigarette by 7.

1 cigarette per day for a week = _$1.40_

5 cigarettes per day for a week = _$7.00_

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) or 1 cigar per day for a week = _$14.00_

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for a week = _$28.00_

1 ½ packs per day (30 cigarettes) for a week = _$42.00_

2 packs per day (40 cigarettes) for a week = _$56.00_

Smoking for ONE MONTH:

*Since there are approximately 4 weeks in a month, multiply the responses above by 4.

1 cigarette per day for a month = _$5.60_

5 cigarettes per day for a month = _$28.00_

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) 1 cigar per day for a month = _$56.00_

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for a month = _$112.00_

1 ½ packs per day for a month = _$168.00_

2 packs per day for a month = _$224.00_


Smoking for ONE YEAR:

*Since there are 12 months in a year, multiply the responses above by 12.

1 cigarette per day for a year = _$67.20_

5 cigarettes per day for a year = _$336.00_

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) 1 cigar per day for a year = _$672.00_

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for a year = _$1,344.00_

1 ½ packs per day for a year = _$2,016.00_

2 packs per day for a year = _$2,688.00_

Smoking for FIVE YEARS:

*Using the responses above, multiply each by 5, for 5 years.

1 cigarette per day for five years = _$336.00_

5 cigarettes per day for five years = _$1,680.00_

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) 1 cigar per day for five years = _$3,360.00_

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for five years = _$6,720.00_

1 ½ packs per day for five years = _$10,080.00_

2 packs per day for five years = _$13,440.00_

Smoking for TEN YEARS:

*Using the responses above, multiply each by 2, since 5 years x 2 = 10 years.

1 cigarette per day for ten years = _$672.00_

5 cigarettes per day for ten years = _$3,360.00_

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) 1 cigar per day for ten years = _$6,720.00_

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for ten years = _$13,440.00_

1 ½ packs per day for ten years = _$20,160.00_

2 packs per day for ten years = _$26,880.00_

Smoking for FIFTY YEARS:

*Using responses above, multiply by 5, since 10 years x 5 = 50 years

1 cigarette per day for fifty years = _$3,360.00

5 cigarettes per day for fifty years = _$16,800.00

10 cigarettes per day (half a pack) or 1 cigar per day for fifty year = $33,600.00

1 pack per day (20 cigarettes) for fifty years = _$67,200.00

1 ½ packs per day for fifty years = _$100,800.00

2 packs per day for fifty years = _$134,400.00

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