Doubling Pennies Riddle


Which is more,A million dollars or a penny doubled every day for a month?

SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 20th March 2018 in Math Puzzles.
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    If every penny I have is doubled every day, I will have $1 and 28 pennies by day 8. It will further grow beyond the $100 mark by day 15. In the next 3 days, I will be richer by a thousand bucks… Going ahead at this rate, I will be a millionaire by Day 28. To be precise, I will have $1,342,177.28, and  still have TWO more days to spare to complete the month…! (Even if I started on day 1 of February of a non-leap-year, I will still have more than one-third of a million dollars more than a million dollars at end-of-month.)

    Viji_Pinarayi Expert Answered on 20th March 2018.
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    2 to the power 27 for the shortest month 28 days considering day 1 is 1 penny.

    random Curious Answered on 10th April 2018.
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