Posted by **Jeff** on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm.

the grade 5 class decided to collect cans of food to donate to the food bank .After the 1st week ,they had collected 8 cans . The next week they collected 11 more . By the 3 rd week they had 31 cans

Following this pattern how long will it take for them to reach there goal of 150 cans

Thank you for helping

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**Chelsea**, Monday, May 5, 2008 at 12:15am
8+11+31=50 for 3 weeks and to get 150 cans you would need to collect for 6 more weeks.

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**msp**, Monday, May 5, 2008 at 10:39am
Look for the pattern. The class started with 8 the first week, then added 11 for a total of 19 after week 2. Week 3, they had 31 cans. How many more is that than week 2? 12, right? Week 2 was +11, week 3 was +12, week 4 will be +13, for a total of 44, and week 5 will be +14 and the class will have 58 cans. See the pattern? You can do the rest from here.

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**Andy**, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 6:58pm
Tim's family was collecting aluminium cans to recycle.They found out that they would get two cents for every three cans they collected.If they collected 2,187 cans,how much money did they receive?

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