pdf The Incredible Doubling Lily Pad


This eBook is a fantasy about an old math problem involving a lily pad floating in a pond. The lily pad doubles in size each day or second or other time period and eventually covers the pond. Look for it on the Internet by using search keys such as 'lily pad pond double size'.

Fantasy #1. The lily pad doubles in size every day. In 30 days, the length of the lily pad's diameter grows to 27 times Earth's equatorial circumference, 2.79 times the distance of the Moon from Earth.

Fantasy #2.  The lily pad doubles in size every second. In 60 seconds, the length of the lily pad's diameter grows to 7.7 million AU (astronomical units), 122 ly (light years), farther than stars Alpha Centauri, Sirius, Castor, Pollux, Vega, Altair, and the stars of the Big Dipper. Astronomically awesome! There are more fantasies in this eBook.

Reality expands to fill the available fantasies.