Rufus collected 18 pounds of

aluminum cans to recycle. He

plans to collect an additional 2

pounds each week. He wants to

collect a total of 42 pounds of

aluminum cans. Let x represent

the number of weeks Rufus

collects aluminum cans.

aluminum cans to recycle. He

plans to collect an additional 2

pounds each week. He wants to

collect a total of 42 pounds of

aluminum cans. Let x represent

the number of weeks Rufus

collects aluminum cans.

Answer:12

Step-by-step explanation:collected can=18pound

total can to collect=42

collected can per week=2

now,

42-18 =24

so, remaining cans to collect is 24pound

and,

24/2

=12

so, Rufus have to collect for 12 weeks for 42pound of cans in total