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## Congratulations! You won a contest sponsored by a local radio station. If you were given the choice of the two payment plans listed below, w

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Congratulations! You won a contest sponsored by a local radio station. If you were given the choice of the two payment plans listed below, which plan will pay you more? How much more? Be sure to show all evidence including formulas used for calculations.

A. $1 on the first day, $2 on the second day $3 on the third day etc. for 4 weeks.

B. $0.01 on the first day , $0.02 on the second day , $0.04 on the third day etc.. For 4 weeks.

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option a would only give you

a few hundred, but option a would give you double of the day before, meaning you make a penny the first day then 2 pennies then 4 pennies,.08,.16,.32,.64,1.28,2.56,5.12,10.24,20.48,40.96,81.92,163.84,327.68,655.36,1310.72,2621.44,5242.88,10485.76,20971.52,41943.04,83886.08,167772.16,3355444.32, etc etc