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Join Date: Nov 2012
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# 382
11-21-2012, 07:28 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by daxiii23 View Post
well lets stay with the reassignment for a moment, lets say i have all white doffs and i want to change into one purple, costs as follows:
white to green:
5 whites + 500 dil = 1 green
green to blue
5 greens + 2500 dill = 1 blue
blue to purple
5 blues + 5000 dill = 1 purple

5x5000 + 5x(2500) + 25x(500) = 50k dil

so one purple BOFF costing now 50k dilithium and 25 white boffs???
This is actually a case of exponential growth. You have to multiply your greens by 25(5/blue) and the whites by another 5 (5 for each of the 25 greens). There is a small arithmetic error as well. So to correct the numbers:

1(5000) + 5(2500) + 25(500) = 30k dil

so one purple BOFF costing now 30k dilithium and 125 white BOffs..