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August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014

Posted by **Paul** on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 9:06pm.

- Math -
**Steve**, Monday, October 28, 2013 at 12:03amB starts out less than A, but after x days catches up when

50*3^x = 500*2^x

log50 + xlog3 = log500 + xlog2

x(log3-log2) = log10 = 1

x = 1/log(3/2) = 5.68

check:

A: 500 1000 2000 4000 8000 16000 32000 ...

B: 50 150 450 1350 4050 12150 36450 ...

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