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anonymous
 one year ago
In a lake, there is a patch of lily pads. Every day, the patch doubles in size. If it takes 48 days for the patch to cover the entire lake, how long would it take for the patch to cover half of the lake?
anonymous
 one year ago
In a lake, there is a patch of lily pads. Every day, the patch doubles in size. If it takes 48 days for the patch to cover the entire lake, how long would it take for the patch to cover half of the lake?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Simple solution.... If every day the size of the patch doubles and it takes 48 days to completely fill the lake; then on the 47th day the lake would be half covered. Why? If the size of the patch is half the size of the lake, then one day later the patch has doubled.

studiogames
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it is half full on day 47 every day it doubles so on day 48 it is full

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And double of 1/2 is 2*(1/2)=1... i.e. the size of the whole lake

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So as studio also pointed out, it takes 47 days for the patch to reach the halfway point, and the last day it fully covers the lake.
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