Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 4, Lesson 2

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Examine the patterns made with the tiles.  Which part of the pattern changes?

 a. horizontal part c. the pattern does not change b. vertical part d. both the horizontal and vertical part

2.

Examine the figures.  Which part of the pattern stays the same?

 a. middle vertical part c. horizontal bottom b. horizontal top d. both the horizontal arms and the middle and vertical part

3.

Select the correct algebraic expression to describe the number of tiles in terms of the figure number.
 a. (n + 1) + 2 c. (n + 2) + 2 b. n + 5 d. 2n + 3

4.

Select the correct algebraic expression to describe the number of tiles in terms of the figure number.
 a. 2n + 1 c. n + 3 b. 3 + n d. 2n + 3

5.

Bingo chips are arranged in the formation shown.  Determine the relationship between the figure number and the number of bingo chips.

 a. n + 1 c. n x 3 b. n  x (n + 1) d. (n x 3) + 3

6.

Select the correct set of figures for the following description:

“There are three tiles in a horizontal row and one tile below this row.  Another row of three tiles is added to the top of each consecutive figure.”
 a. b. c.

7.

Select the algebraic pattern rule for the following description:

“There are three tiles in a horizontal row and one tile below this row.  Another row of three tiles is added to the top of each consecutive figure.”
 a. 3n + 3 c. 3n + 1 b. 3n d. n + 3

8.

The following toothpick pattern is made.

Select the algebraic rule for this pattern, which represents the total number of toothpicks in each figure, where n represents the figure number.
 a. 5n + 6 c. 5(n - 1) + 6 b. 4(n - 1) + 6 d. 5(n - 1 ) + 5

9.

Select the correct set of figures for the following description:

“The total number of tiles in each figure is the figure number squared, plus two times the figure number.”
 a. b. c.

10.

Select the algebraic pattern rule for the following description:

“The total number of tiles in each figure is the figure number squared, plus two times the figure number.”
 a. 2n + 2 c. n2 + (n + 2) b. n2 + 2 d. n2 + 2n