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anonymous
 one year ago
In a famous story, a wise man in India requests a reward promised by his king. The wise man shows the king a chessboard having 64 squares. "Put 1 grain of rice on the 1st square, 2 grains on the 2nd square, 4 on the 3rd square, 8 on the 4th square, and so on. That will be my reward."
The king readily agrees and is ruined because the total number of rice grains turns out to be about 37 trillion trillion trillion grains of rice  much more than the value of the entire kingdom. How many grains of rice go in the 12th square?
A. 1024
B. 2048
C. 8192
D. 4096
anonymous
 one year ago
In a famous story, a wise man in India requests a reward promised by his king. The wise man shows the king a chessboard having 64 squares. "Put 1 grain of rice on the 1st square, 2 grains on the 2nd square, 4 on the 3rd square, 8 on the 4th square, and so on. That will be my reward." The king readily agrees and is ruined because the total number of rice grains turns out to be about 37 trillion trillion trillion grains of rice  much more than the value of the entire kingdom. How many grains of rice go in the 12th square? A. 1024 B. 2048 C. 8192 D. 4096

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radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait it might be 2^11 which one do you think?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think its d but idk

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hint the first square has 2^0 or i grain of rice 2nd square has 2^1 or 2 grains can you take it from there.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It would seem that the 12th square would have 2^11

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02^11= 2048 from my calculator.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think @just_one_last_goodbye
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