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In a television game show, there are five questions to answer. Each questin is worth twie as much as the previous question. If the last question was worth $64000, what was the first question worth?

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    4th question: 64,000 / 2 = 32,000

    3rd question: 32,000 / 2 = ?

    2nd question: ?

    1st question: ?

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    2nd $1600
    1st $800

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    Nope.

    The fifth question is worth $64,000.

    The fourth question is worth $32,000

    For the third question -- 32,000 divided by 2 is not 1600.

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    2nd 16,000
    1st 8,000

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    No.

    The third question is $16,000.

    What are the second and first questions worth?

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    2nd 8000
    1st 4000

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    Yay! You've got it. You're right.

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    thank you

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    You're welcome.

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