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Homework Help: calculus II

Posted by Harold on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 9:01pm.

(A) 2 students are sharing a loaf of bread. Student A eats half of the loaf, then student B eats half of what remains, then student A eats half of what remains, and so on. How much of the loaf will each student eat?

(B) 2 students are sharing a loaf of bread. Student A eats 2/3 of the loaf, then student B eats half of what remains, then student A eats 2/3 of what remains, then student B eats half of what remains, and so on. How much of the loaf will each student eat?

(3) 3 students decide to share a loaf of bread. Student A eats half of the loaf, passes what remains to student B who eats half, and then onto student C who eats half, and then back to student A who eats half, and so on. How much of the loaf will each student eat?

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