Posted by mona on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:21am.
joshua is raising fruit flies for a science project.at the begining of the first day,he had 4 fruit flies,his fruit flies double in number each day.how many fruit flies does he have at the end of three days

number patterns  Reiny, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:23am
beginning of first day 4
end of first day 8
end of second day  16
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mmmhhh.

number patterns  mona, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:28am
12

number patterns  Reiny, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:29am
argggg!!
don't the numbers double??

number patterns  Jen, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 1:51pm
Mona,
The numbers double. As Reiny said, the first day there's 4, the next day 8, the next day 16. Add those three numbers together for the total amount.

number patterns  Min, Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 2:37pm
1st day = 4
2nd day = 8( double of 4)
3rd day = 16 ( double of 8)

Math  Nenzen, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 2:22am
4 +4=8 +8=16 answer
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