# number patterns

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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

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beginning of first day ---4
end of first day ---8
end of second day --- 16
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mmmhhh.

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12

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argggg!!

don't the numbers double??

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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.

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1st day = 4
2nd day = 8( double of 4)
3rd day = 16 ( double of 8)

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