# Finite geometric series word problems

Understanding and solving problems with the formula for a finite geometric series.
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### Problem

Burian wants to recreate the story of the rice and the chessboard, but he only has a backgammon board (which has 24 points).
If he puts 1 grain of rice in the first point of the backgammon board, 2 on the second, 4 on the third, and so on, doubling the amount for each point, how many total grains of rice will be on the board?
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