# Problem #1122

 1122 At each basketball practice last week, Jenny made twice as many free throws as she made at the previous practice. At her fifth practice she made $48$ free throws. How many free throws did she make at the first practice? $\mathrm{(A) \ } 3 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 6 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 9 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 12\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 15$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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