Geometric Sequences and Series: Applications 
Suppose you went to work for a company that offered to pay you one penny the first day and each day you worked your salary would double. Your work schedule will be 5 days a week for 50 weeks out of a year.



General Questions 



Fill out the chart to represent your daily salary for the first week you work. Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  .01      
Write an equation to model the growth of your salary. 

Question Group #2 

Directions and/or Common Information: Use your equation to find the money you earned on the indicated day of employment. 

The end of the first year 

Question Group #3 

Directions and/or Common Information: If you save every cent of money you have earned from this job, find the amount of money you would accumulate after each of the following. 





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