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calculate the amount a person would earn over a period of time if his or her salary were a penny the first day, two cents the second day, and so
on doubling each day.

Day Pay
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1 0.01000
2 0.02000
3 0.04000
4 0.08000
5 0.16000
Your total pay is 0.310000

MY QUESTION: I am having trouble finding a math equation that will double the pay for each day. I fiqured out how to get the sum and list the days but I just can't find a math formlua that will calculate the pay so that it will double each day; please help.

asked by Carlson
  1. pay = [$.01 * 2^(day)] - $.01

    posted by Scott

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