# Game Show Riddle

The Task:

Solve the following problem in ESSAY form. The essay should answer the following questions:

1- How did you get your answer?

2- What steps did you take?

3- Where did you begin? Why did you do what you did? and

4- Explain in detail the answer to the problem?

The Problem:

What is the maximum amount of money a person can make in ONE game of the classic game show Jeopardy? What is the most they can lose as well?

https://brainmass.com/math/consumer-mathematics/game-show-riddle-150425

#### Solution Preview

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I've included my answers and thinking process. You should be able to use this information to write your essay.

I went to answers.com and read about the show Jeopardy. There are two rounds in each game. The current values for the clues are:

round 1: $200, $400, $600, $800, $1000 (6 categories; 1 daily double)

round 2: $400, $800, $1200, $1600, $2000 (6 categories; 2 daily doubles)

(1) What is the maximum amount of money a person can make in ONE game of the classic game show Jeopardy?

Let's see what would happen in each round.

Let's say that you answered all ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution determines the maximum amount of money a person can make in one game of the classic game show Jeopardy.