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As Taylor’s reputation as a comedic genius increases he is able to charge more for his act. Currently his fee is for a -minute show. Every time he has finished shows he is able to increase his fee by . How many shows must Taylor perform before he can charge over per show?  

Write an equation for this situation.
This is exponential growth.
The initial value is .
The multiplier is for every fifth show.

Solve .

Your answer should be a multiple of to fit the given conditions.