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1. A female moth (Tinea pellionella) lays nearly 150 eggs and then dies. In a year up to five generations may be born, and each female larva eats about 20 mg of wool. Assume that 2/3 of the eggs die, and 50% of the remaining moths are female. Estimate the largest amount of wool eaten by one female and all her offspring over a period of one year. (Assume that the male moths do not eat wool.)

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