# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 1: PATTERNS IN MATHEMATICS

**Lesson 5: Solving Problems Using Patterns **

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about patterns in mathematics. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Identify patterns to solve problems.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 16–18

**Instructions for Use**

**Ambelweb Function Machine** allows students to experiment to determine a pattern rule.

Choose one of the Single Step Operations. Then enter a number as the input and click “Activate” to see the output. Type as many inputs as you need to until you think you know what the pattern rule is. Then click “Reveal Program” to see if you are correct.

**Missing Numbers** allows students to determine missing numbers in a sequence, using a pattern.

Follow the instructions to find the missing numbers in the sequences.

**Spooky Sequences** allows students to determine missing numbers in a sequence, using a pattern.

One of the ghosts is missing a number. Click on the numbers along the bottom to enter the correct number in the sequence.