## Problem: Marcus ran a lemonade stand for 5 days. On the first day, he made $5. Every day after that he made $2 more than the previous day. How much money did Marcus make in total after 5 days?

**In pairs, on the mat, solve this problem using a whiteboard.**

## If you build a four-sided pyramid using basketballs and don't count the bottom as a side, how many balls will there be in a pyramid that has six layers?

**Teacher Modelled**

**Problem**

## A group of students are learning a long poem to perform at the school concert. Each week they are taught a certain number of verses. The first week they are taught one verse and by the end of the second week they know three verses. At the end of the third week the students can recite six verses and at the end of the fourth week they know ten. How many verses would they be able to recite after 12 weeks?

**WHAT DO WE KNOW?**

In the first week students are taught one verse. At the end of the second week they know three. At the end of the third week they know six. By the end of the fourth week they know ten.