   # If you were offered a job for 30 days starting at \$0.01 the first day, \$0.02 the second day, \$0.04 the third day...

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If you were offered a job for 30 days
starting at \$0.01 the first day,
\$0.02 the second day,
\$0.04 the third day
and it doubled every day
like that for thirty days.

Would you take the Job and why? posted Mar 6, 2016
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Would depend on the job (there are things more important than money) but probably yes.
The total job would net you over 10.7 million dollars. answer Mar 7, 2016 by
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Day 1=0.01
Day 2=0.02
Day 3=0.04
This is geometric progression with r=2

So

Sn= G1(r^n-1)/r-1

Where G1= 0.01\$ and r =2

S30 = 0.01 (2^30 -1)/2-1
= 0.01 (2^30 -1)
= 10737418.23

That means my monthly salary is \$ 10737418.23

I will take the job.... provided that it is not illegal job answer Mar 7, 2016

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