# Problem #1707

 1707 Bernardo and Silvia play the following game. An integer between 0 and 999 inclusive is selected and given to Bernardo. Whenever Bernardo receives a number, he doubles it and passes the result to Silvia. Whenever Silvia receives a number, she addes 50 to it and passes the result to Bernardo. The winner is the last person who produces a number less than 1000. Let N be the smallest initial number that results in a win for Bernardo. What is the sum of the digits of N? $\textbf{(A)}\ 7\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 8\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 9\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 10\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ 11$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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