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    Henry goes to a casino in Las Vegas with $5120 to play a game called "Double or Nothing". He always puts up half of his money for a bet. He bets 10 times, out of which he wins 5 times and loses the other 5 bets but we do not know in what order. How much money could he possibly have at the end?
    this seems preety easy to me he would en with 5120
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.toronto View Post
    Henry goes to a casino in Las Vegas with $5120 to play a game called "Double or Nothing". He always puts up half of his money for a bet. He bets 10 times, out of which he wins 5 times and loses the other 5 bets but we do not know in what order. How much money could he possibly have at the end?
    this seems preety easy to me he would en with 5120
    If he loses a game, does that mean he loses half his money?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.toronto View Post
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    In that case, if he bet 10 times, then the most amount of money he could walk away with is : $5242880. The least amount he would finish with is $5.

    However, if he wins and loses both five times, then he would walk away with the original amount he had: $5120. Order does not matter.
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