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If you started with one penny and doubled it every day how long would it take for you to become a millionaire?

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Not soon enough!

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About a month, if I remember correctly.

It's a standard problem used in probability and statistics classes, but it's been a while since I was a student in those.{#emotions_dlg.laugh}

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Twenty-eight days $1,342,177.28.

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About 27 days. Which then doubles to two million the next day.
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The older I get......the deeper I detest clutter.........accumulating all those pennies would push me over the edge..........so my million bucks would just go to docs & medical institutions........Lol.....so my answer is: NEVER!!.........:-)
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On 1/6/2015 RoughDraft said:

Twenty-eight days $1,342,177.28.

I love Google. {#emotions_dlg.laugh}

Cheater!{#emotions_dlg.devil2}