Grandma sent Johnny some money for his birthday. Johnny spent all of it in five stores. In each store, he spent $1.00 more than half of what he had when he came in. How much money did he get from grandma?

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Grandma sent Johnny some money for his birthday. Johnny spent all of it in five stores. In each store, he spent $1.00 more than half of what he had when he came in. How much money did he get from grandma?

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let the amount given by grandma=x

As he spends half of his previous amount +1 in each store.

In first store, he spent x/2+1=(x+2)/2

money left with johnny after visiting first store x-((x+2)/2)=(x-2)/2

In 2nd store ,(x-2)/4+1=(x+2)/4

money left with him after visiting 2nd store=(x-2)/2-(x+2)/4=(x-6)/4

3rd store=(x-6)/8+1=(x+2)/8

left money after visiting 3rd store=(x-6)/4-(x+2)/8=(x-14)/8

in 4th store, (x-14)/16+1=(x+2)/16

money left after visiting 4th store=(x-14)/8-(x+2)/16=(x-30)/16

In 5th store, (x-30)/32+1=(x+2)/32

money left with him after visiting fifth store=(x-30)/16-(x+2)/32=(x-62)/32

He spent all his money so he left with zero amount after visiting all store=

At last he had money =0

(x-62)/32=0

x-62=0

x=62

so , grandma gave him=$62

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