Posted by **Josh** on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 1:51pm.

Mr. Pennypacker left half of his estate to his wife; $40,000 to his daughter; half of what remained to his butler; half of what remained for the care of his favorite dog; and the remaining $6,000 to charity. What was the value of Pennypacker's estate?

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**tchrwill**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 6:28pm
6000

6000 x 2 = 12,000

12,000 x 12,000 = 24,000

24,000 + 40,000 = 64,000

64,000 x 2 = $128,000

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