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Will Wangle (Posted on 2014-02-13) Difficulty: 2 of 5
In his will Ethan left all his money to his children in the following manner:
  1. $1000 to the first born and one tenth of what then remains, then:
  2. $2000 to the second born and one tenth of what then remains, then:
  3. $3000 to the third born and one tenth of what then remains, and so on.....
When this is done each child had the same amount.
How many children were there?

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Solution spoiler | Comment 1 of 5

There were 9 children , each one got $9000.

Solved by comparing first and second amounts.

Edited on February 13, 2014, 10:39 am
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-02-13 10:37:28

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