With its soft grip and smooth-writing lead, the BIC Xtra-Comfort Mechanical Pencil provides a comfortable writing experience and comes equipped with strong 0.9mm leads that resist breaking and are perfect for students. Always sharp, ready, and accurate, these #2 pencils offer smooth-writing lead that does not smudge and erases cleanly, making them the smart choice at test time and ideal for standardized tests. The Xtra-Strong Mechanical Pencil also delivers dependable performance and convenience – one BIC Pencil equals 2.5 wood case pencils – and it is always ready to write when you are. The lead never requires sharpening and advances easily with just a click. Students of any age will love the bright, colorful barrels with contrasting clip colors. Each pack includes 6 pencils.