Problem 1172. Wheat on a chessboard pt 1

Created by Robert Turner in Community

If a chessboard were to have wheat placed upon each square such that one grain were placed on the first square and each successive square after had double the amount of grains as the square before. How many grains of wheat would be on the chessboard at the finish?

Assume the chess board is n by n squares.

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35.19% Correct | 64.81% Incorrect
Last solution submitted on Jan 24, 2019

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