What day is the pond exactly half covered?

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A lily pad doubles in size every day. If on the 60th day the pond is exactly filled with the lily pad, on what day is the pond exactly half covered?

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    Day 59. Since it doubles in size each day, the day before it exactly covers the pond it will half cover it.

    anikam Expert Answered on 24th August 2015.
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