Posted by **marcus** on Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 9:02pm.

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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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 9:06pm
4th question: 64,000 / 2 = 32,000

3rd question: 32,000 / 2 = ?

2nd question: ?

1st question: ?

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**Marcus**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:10pm
2nd $1600

1st $800

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:15pm
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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**Marcus**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:17pm
2nd 16,000

1st 8,000

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:26pm
No.

The **third** question is $16,000.

What are the second and first questions worth?

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**Marcus**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:30pm
2nd 8000

1st 4000

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:31pm
Yay! You've got it. You're right.

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**Marcus**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:33pm
thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:40pm
You're welcome.

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