Grandpa was feeling generous, so he gave a total of $100 to his five grandchildren. Starting with the youngest, each got $2.00 more than the next younger one. In other words, the youngest got one sum, the next got $2.00 more, and so on.
How much did the youngest grandchild get?
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$16 Child 1 $16 Child 2 $18 Child 3 $20 Child 4 $22 Child 5 $24, 16 + 18 + 20 + 22 + 24 = 100
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