Small challenge
09-20-2017, 11:52 PM
Post: #9
 SlideRule Senior Member Posts: 1,251 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: Small challenge
(09-20-2017 08:05 PM)Joe Horn Wrote:  ... first payment is $250.12, and each month's payment after that is one penny less... OR, skip the central payment ($ 250.00) with +12 above and -12 below, as in the following table:
$250.12$250.11
$250.10$250.09
$250.08$250.07
$250.06$250.05
$250.04$250.03
$250.02$250.01...∑ (1-12)=$3,000.78$249.99
$249.98$249.97
$249.96$249.95
$249.94$249.93
$249.92$249.91
$249.90$249.89
$249.88...∑ (13-24)=$2,999.22

therefore.∑ (01-24)=\$6,000.00

I do like the approach, it has a simple elegance.

BEST!
SlideRule
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