Today’s Problem: Drink It Up

A glass of water with a single ice cube sits on a table. When the ice has completely melted, will the level of the water have increased, decreased or remain unchanged?

Today’s problem: Big Pig

Shannon’s dad gave her a penny today to put in her new piggy bank. Tomorrow he will give another penny to make 2 pennies, and the next day he gives her 2 pennies to make 4 pennies. Each day he doubles the number of pennies from the day before.

After 16 days, Shannon’s bank is full.

On what day was Shannon’s bank half-full?

Piggy Bank

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