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Dafoe, The Lone Entrepreneur (Posted on 2006-01-30) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Dafoe, The Lone Entrepreneur is a very ambitious man. He wants to make $1000 in the shortest amount of time! He starts out with $0 but is currently receiving $5 per day and he can purchase the following shops at any given time:

1-Shack. Cost: $10 Income: $5/day
2-Mall. Cost $25 Income $15/day
3-Shopping Center. Cost $150 Income $150/day

The money is always paid in at night and Dafoe can purchase as many new shops as his money allows in the mornings.

What would be the best sequence of shops to be purchased to to have a balance of $1000 on hand?

How many days would that take?

Money spent comes out of his balance and so is no longer part of the needed total balance of $1000.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Leon    
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ClarificationLeon2006-02-12 12:56:00
re(8): Now we have a problem(?)Justin2006-02-03 22:41:26
re(7): Now we have a problem(?)Vernon Lewis2006-02-03 21:50:54
re(6): Now we have a problem(?)Justin2006-02-03 19:40:17
re(5): Now we have a problem(?)Vernon Lewis2006-02-03 19:24:40
Questionre(4): Now we have a problem(?)Justin2006-02-03 17:50:50
re(3): Now we have a problem(?)Vernon Lewis2006-02-03 13:45:59
re(2): Now we have a problem(?)Justin2006-02-03 12:29:07
re: Now we have a problem(?)Vernon Lewis2006-02-02 11:21:39
QuestionNow we have a problem(?)Justin2006-02-02 10:47:24
re: These computer solutions...Charlie2006-02-01 09:40:37
re(3): Where I'm atKen Haley2006-01-31 22:30:21
re: These computer solutions...Hugo2006-01-31 16:05:25
These computer solutions...Avin2006-01-31 15:17:10
Solutionanother computer solutionCharlie2006-01-31 14:34:59
Some Thoughtsre: computer solution--manual tweakingCharlie2006-01-31 10:02:19
Some Thoughtscomputer solution--not necessarily bestCharlie2006-01-31 09:31:54
re(2): Where I'm atJyqm2006-01-31 05:46:19
re: Where I'm atKen Haley2006-01-31 02:03:02
re(2): Starting PointVernon Lewis2006-01-31 00:01:11
Questionre: Starting PointEric2006-01-30 23:44:05
Starting PointVernon Lewis2006-01-30 23:34:29
Where I'm atEric2006-01-30 23:33:01
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