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On which day will your piggy bank be half-full?

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Mother gives you money every day to put in your new piggy bank. She gives money to you in such a way that the money in the piggy bank doubles with each passing day.

If you already have Rs 1 in the piggy bank and Dad gives you Rs 1 the first day, 2 the second day, 4 the third day and so on, then your piggy bank gets full on the 14th day.

On which day will your piggy bank be half-full?

posted Jun 23, 2014 by Rahul Vaidya

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3 Answers

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Piggy Bank will be Half-full on 13th Day

If everyday Piggy banks gets double then previous day, it means on 14th day amount that i received to be added in piggy bank was similar to that i already had. and if it gets full on 14 day means it was half on 13th day.

answer Jun 23, 2014 by Kunal Shah
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money in the piggy bank doubles with each passing day. so money in piggy bank will be double of money in 13th day.
your piggy bank will be halffull at 13th day.

answer Jun 23, 2014 by Anuj Agrawal
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Its on the 13th day thd piggy bank will be half full. because the amount doubles each day.

answer Jun 24, 2014 by Binu Mon



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