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Birthday Jellybeans

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Puzzle ID:#571
Fun:*** (2.16)
Difficulty:** (1.35)
Category:Math
Submitted By:Squidgy***
Corrected By:boodler

 

 

 



Molly's big sister was trying to get a share of her birthday jellybeans. Katy said, "Put some in my pockets; one in the first, two in the second, four in the third, and so on, doubling the number in each pocket. I have three pockets in my jeans and three in my jacket." How many was Katy expecting?

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63 jelly beans
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Comments

TehIgnored*us*
Mar 23, 2006

Supa Easy...
JessicaLynn*us*
Mar 25, 2006

More like a math problem than a teaser.
foraneagle2**
Oct 06, 2006

Why do people seem to think that teasers shouldn't require any math or work? A joke should entertain, a teaser should engage. Both should enlighten.
LeafFan4life*
Mar 04, 2007

ahahhahah who gets jellybeans on ther birthday

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