# SOLUTION: given a gold bar that can be cut exactly twice and a contractor that must be paid one seventh of a gold bar everyday for seven days how should the bar be cut?

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 Question 164921This question is from textbook Fundamentals of Math : given a gold bar that can be cut exactly twice and a contractor that must be paid one seventh of a gold bar everyday for seven days how should the bar be cut?This question is from textbook Fundamentals of Math Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!cut twice into three pieces __ 1/7, 2/7, 4/7 1st day __ pay with 1/7 2nd day __ pay with 2/7, get 1/7 change 3rd day __ pay with 1/7 4th day __ pay with 4/7, get 1/7 and 2/7 as change continue pattern