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Best Answer Rob_Gandy, 23 April 2013 - 07:02 PM

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#1 BMAD

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:02 AM

Every male bee has just a female parent, while every female bee has both a male and a female parent. How many ancestors does a male bee have, counting twenty generations?
 
Note: Don't count this male as a generation or include him in the 'final tally.'

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#2 Rob_Gandy

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 07:02 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 08:03 PM

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I have you slightly off.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 08:52 PM

Spoiler for I agree with Rob_Gandy


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:03 PM

Spoiler for maybe I got my own question wrong

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:11 PM

Spoiler for maybe I got my own question wrong

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 01:23 PM

Spoiler for general formula


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Posted 26 April 2013 - 04:07 AM

Spoiler for ancestors


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Posted 26 April 2013 - 04:21 AM

Spoiler for ancestors

I got the same answer but the rest of the board didn't agree with me.


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Posted 29 April 2013 - 09:23 AM

28655 bees


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