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anonymous
 one year ago
(please help I got the answer wrong)
A thief steals a number of rare plants from a nursery. On the way out, the thief meets three security guards, one after another. To each security guard, the thief is forced to give onehalf of the plants that he still had, plus 2 more. Finally, the thief leaves the nursery with 11 plants . How many plants were originally stolen?
(I got 116, pretty sure that's wrong)
anonymous
 one year ago
(please help I got the answer wrong) A thief steals a number of rare plants from a nursery. On the way out, the thief meets three security guards, one after another. To each security guard, the thief is forced to give onehalf of the plants that he still had, plus 2 more. Finally, the thief leaves the nursery with 11 plants . How many plants were originally stolen? (I got 116, pretty sure that's wrong)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since he lost half his plant 3 time you muli 11*2*2*2=88

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not the correct answer but thank you for helping anyway!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think 116 is correct. He left with 11 Add 2 to get 13 Double is 26 Add 2 for 28 Double is 56 Add 2 is 58 Double is 116

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It was 116 thank you for clearing that out!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0he left with 11 3rd guard taken 9 ( thief 2 more) before 3rd guard he had 11+9=20 2nd guard taken 18(thief 2 more) before 2nd guard 20+18=38 1st guard taken 36(thief 2 more) he stolen 36+38=74 does this correct
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