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All About Meme's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by All About Meme

Lily Pads, anyone?

(248)A = L ; A = initial area of lily pads; L = Area of lake

(2n)A = L/2 ; n = number of days

Substituting:

(2n)A = (248)A/2

(2n+1)A = (248)A

2n+1 = 248

n+1 = 48

n = 47

(Cheesy grin... my exponents suck, though)

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 05:34:22 UTC | #947330