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Surf For More Math

CHAPTER 1: PATTERNS IN MATHEMATICS

Lesson 3: Using Expressions to Create Tables

Goal

Create and use a mathematical expression to make a table of values

Instructions for Use

Handshake Problem is a classic word problem that can be solved using a table of values.

Read the instructions and make a table with “People” in the left-hand column and “Handshakes” in the right-hand column. Use the visual to assist you. Write the pattern rule that will allow you to predict the number of handshakes when there are n people.

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