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# Riddles and Brainteasers ... game

### #61 Major Payne Posted 02 November 2008 - 04:08 PM

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### #63 Major Payne Posted 02 November 2008 - 06:47 PM

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### #64 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 06:57 PM

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Ok if i give you a penny on the first day and 2 pennies on the second day and 4 pennies on the third day and i kept doubling it, for 30 days, houw much money would u have. Dont cheat , no calculator, just give me "around the ball park " number , and if its close enough you got it.
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### #65 Major Payne Posted 02 November 2008 - 08:50 PM

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It would be a lot as that amount is the same as 2 to the 30th power.
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### #66 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 10:53 PM

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actually it would be 2 raised to the 29 power plus one penny. Good enuff though (omg look at me adopting your word) ur turn
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### #67 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 10:55 PM

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over 5 million by the way, okj now its ur turn
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### #68 Major Payne Posted 02 November 2008 - 11:30 PM

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Actually it is 2^n - 1 or 2^30 - 1 = 1,073,741,824 - 1 = 1,073,741,823 pennies, but who's counting? (1,073,741,823 divided by 100 = \$10,737,418.23. That's almost eleven million dollars!)

My head hurts so let's move on: What relation to you is your aunt's daughter? (Easy one)

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### #69 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 11:38 PM

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sorry disregard the plus one penny its 2 rasied to the 29, this is because the first day you start out with one penny, now the second day you have two pennies. How many days remain? 29 days. so then you would take 2 raised to the 29 power, . there you go buddy

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### #70 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 11:43 PM

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2^29=536870912/100= \$5,368,709.12 just over five mil
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### #71 gr8joel Posted 02 November 2008 - 11:44 PM

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The relation is your cuzion omg
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### #72 Major Payne Posted 03 November 2008 - 07:37 AM

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### #73 gr8joel Posted 03 November 2008 - 03:28 PM

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Nope sorry ur wrong, anyways heres a new riddle

anyways heres the new one

I'm called by three letters
Though I have a long name.
I'm in all of you,
But I'm never the same.

I'm all coiled up
So that I am quite small,
But if you stretch me out
I'll be really tall.

I could be the root
Of certain disease;
If man can unlock me
He'll solve many mysteries.
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### #74 Chopin Posted 03 November 2008 - 03:45 PM

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It's DNA! (Biology AP does come in handy sometimes. There's over 2m of DNA coiled up in every cell!)

I don't have a riddle, so anyone who wants to post one, go right ahead!
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### #75 jt1990 Posted 03 November 2008 - 04:04 PM

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Nope sorry ur wrong

My dad, the nationally accredited math teacher says....

*drumroll*

Major Payne is correct.

The sequence S30=1(1-230)/1-2

Simplifies to S30=230-1=1,073,741,824 PENNIES divided by 100 = \$10,737,418.23

So there!
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