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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)

How did you go from 2n+1 = 248 to n+1 = 48?

If n = 47, then 2n+1 = 95, not 248.

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 07:45:25 UTC | #947343