number patterns
posted by mona .
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
beginning of first day 4
end of first day 8
end of second day  16
.
.
mmmhhh. 
number patterns 
mona
12

number patterns 
Reiny
argggg!!
don't the numbers double?? 
number patterns 
Jen
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
1st day = 4
2nd day = 8( double of 4)
3rd day = 16 ( double of 8) 
Math 
Nenzen
4 +4=8 +8=16 answer
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

AP BIO
Could you give me any information on fruit flies. We did a huge lab on the genetic ratio of wildtype fruit flies to mutant apterous (wingless) flies. Im doing a paper on it and i cant find enough information I don't know what information … 
English
Hi, can someone proofread this and let me know if there are any grammatical mistake. I'll appreciate it. Thanks. This experiment was preformed to determine if Drosophila fruit flies inherit apterous (ap) or a wild type (+/+) phenotypes. … 
math
joshua is raising fruit flies for science project at the begining of the first day he had 4fruit flies his fruit flies double in number each day how many fruit flies does he have at the end of three days 
math  check plz
She has 2 to the 10th power of fruit flies in each of 2 to the 2nd power. How many fruit flies does she have in all? 
algebra
Researchers use formula f(t) = Pe^rt to model the population of fruit flies growing exponentially after t days. Measurements show that f(0) = 30 and f(5) = 1620 a) Find a function of the form f(t) = Pe^rt that models the fruit fly … 
Calculus
On the basis of data collected during an experiment, a biologist found that the growth of a fruit fly (Drisophila) with a limited food supply could be approximated by the exponential model below where t denotes the number of days since … 
math
On the basis of data collected during an experiment, a biologist found that the growth of a fruit fly (Drisophila) with a limited food supply could be approximated by the exponential model below where t denotes the number of days since … 
calculus
The number of Drosophila fruit flies in a controlled experiment assumes the following growth pattern when the food source is limited: N(t) = 120 1+11e−0.4t where t measured in days. A. How many fruit files were there in the beginning? 
calculus
The number of Drosophila fruit flies in a controlled experiment assumes the following growth pattern when the food source is limited: N(t) = 120/(1+11e^(−0.4t)) D. At what rate is the number of fruit flies increasing after 4 … 
Math
Mr. Fried plans to give fruit flies to 6 groups of lab students for an experiment. He wants to give the same number of flies to each group. He has different size bottles. How can Mr. Fried give each group the same number of fruit flies …