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A text message is sent to five friends. Each of the five friends then forward it to five other friends and each of these people also sends it to five other friends. How many people does the text message reach, not including those who forwarded the message?

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  1. 5^3

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  2. I don't understand how it's 5^3. I keep getting 5+5^2+5^3 = 155

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  3. "not including those who forwarded the message"

    only the last group of recipients

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  4. Ohh yeah that makes sense thanks

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  5. 125

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  6. 100

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  7. It is the last 5 people they did not forward it just received it.

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