Perfect for standardized tests, BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencils feature smooth writing 2 leads that never need sharpening, do not smudge, and erase cleanly. A dependable choice for performance, one BIC Pencil equals 2 ½ wood case pencils. Continuously sharp, these 1-selling pencils help ensure you're always ready to write, draw, sketch, or doodle. The lead advances quickly and easily with a simple click, while the 0. 7mm medium point is versatile enough for a variety of writing activities. The clear barrel with colorful clip offers a sophisticated look, making this pencil a great choice for schools and offices.