Posted by Maya on .
A tropical water lily doubles in size each week. If it takes 60 weeks for the plant to completely cover a pond, when will half the pond be covered?

Math 
Ms. Sue,
59 weeks

Math 
Maya,
Is it how?

Math 
Ms. Sue,
If the water lily covers half the pond on one day, then it doubles its size the next day to completely cover the pond.

Math 
Maya,
Thank you!!!

Math 
Ms. Sue,
You're welcome.
I see I made an error  it should be doubles its size the next week.