Name:    Lesson 4 - Describing Decreasing Patterns

1.

Write a pattern rule for this number pattern.

50, 45, 40, 35, ...

2.

What are the next 3 numbers in the pattern from Question 1?
 a. 34, 33, 32 b. 25, 15, 5 c. 36, 37, 38 d. 30, 25, 20

3.

Write a pattern rule for this number pattern.

48, 44, 40, 36, ...

4.

What are the next 3 numbers in the pattern from Question 3?
 a. 35, 34, 33 b. 32, 28, 24 c. 30, 26, 22 d. 34, 30, 28

5.

Write a pattern rule for this number pattern.

30, 27, 24, 21, ...

6.

What are the next 3 numbers in the pattern from Question 5?
 a. 18, 15, 12 b. 24, 27, 30 c. 17, 13, 9 d. 18, 14, 10

7.

Leanne has a deck of 52 playing cards. She deals 4 card from the deck for each round.

What pattern rule can Leanne use to figure out how many cards are left in the deck at the end of each round?

8.

What are the first 4 numbers in the pattern from Question 7?
 a. 52, 46, 40, 34 c. 52, 51, 50, 49 b. 52, 48, 44, 40 d. 52, 50, 46, 40

9.

What are the missing numbers in this number pattern?

39, 34, 29, , 19, 14, , , ...
 a. 24, 9, 4 b. 24, 10, 5 c. 23, 9, 4 d. 34, 19, 24

10.

What are the missing numbers in this number pattern?

23, 20, 17, , , 8, , 2,...
 a. 13, 10, 4 b. 15, 13, 6 c. 14, 10, 3 d. 14, 11, 5