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How much money did he have in his pocket when he walked into the first store?

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Man walks into a store and says to the shop owner: “I will spend $10 in your store if you double the amount of money I now have in my pocket.” Store owner agrees; doubles his money; he spends $10 and leaves. He repeats this at 2 more stores. When he leaves the 3rd store he has $0 dollars.
How much money did he have in his pocket when he walked into the first store?

posted Dec 24, 2020 by Pankaj Deshmukh

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He had $8.75

answer Dec 26, 2020 by Jcm



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