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A pet store offered a baby monkey for sale at $1.25. The monkey grew, and the next week it was offered at $1.89. Not one to monkey around, the shopkeeper subsequently raised the price to $5.13, then to $5.94, and next to $9.18. Finally, during the sixth week, an organ grinder bought the monkey at $12.42. How was the prices figured?

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