Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 4:03pm.

Joan won a multi-million dollar lottery. She

decides to give $1 000 000 of her winnings

to charity. Her plan is to give 1/2 , or 2^-1

, to

charity in January, and then give half of the

remaining amount in February, half again in

March, and so on.

a) What fraction remains after 6 months?

Can this be put in the following formula to be solved?

=inital amount*(1/2)^(t/h)

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