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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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4th question: 64,000 / 2 = 32,000

3rd question: 32,000 / 2 = ?

2nd question: ?

1st question: ?

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2nd \$1600
1st \$800

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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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2nd 16,000
1st 8,000

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No.

The third question is \$16,000.

What are the second and first questions worth?

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2nd 8000
1st 4000

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Yay! You've got it. You're right.

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thank you

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You're welcome.

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