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10-117.

A hiker decided to spend his days walking around the country. On the first day he walked 25 miles, but on the following days he found he could not keep up that pace. On average he traveled a 5% shorter distance each day. If he could walk forever, how far would he go? Homework Help ✎

Treat this as an infinite geometric series with a = 25 and r = 0.95.

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