# Work backward problem

**Question description**

On Saturday mr Singh sold a lot of watermelons. His first customer bought 1 more then 1/2 of all the watermelons. The second customer bought 1 more than 1/2 of the watermelons that were left. The thid, fourth and fifth customers each bought 1 more than 1/2 of the watermelons that were left after the customer before them. Customer 6 bought after the 1 remaining watermelon. How many watermelons did mr. Singh start with on Saturdsy?

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