Name:    Lesson 7 - Creating Number Patterns

1.

Tracey made this pattern by writing the letters in the word “guitar” over and over on a 50 chart.

 1 g 2 u 3 i 4 t 5 a 6 r 7 g 8 u 9 i 10 t 11 a 12 r 13 g 14 u 15 i 16 t 17 a 18 r 19 g 20 u 21 i 22 t 23 a 24 r 25 g 26 u 27 i 28 t 29 a 30 r 31 g 32 u 33 i 34 t 35 a 36 r 37 g 38 u 39 i 40 t 41 a 42 r 43 g 44 u 45 i 46 t 47 a 48 r 49 g 50 u

Which increasing pattern do the t’s make on the chart?
 a. 4, 9, 12, 19, ... c. 4, 10, 17, 22, ... b. 4, 10, 15, 21, ... d. 4, 10, 16, 22, ...

2.

Write a pattern rule for the t’s from Question 1.

3.

Which decreasing pattern do the r’s make in Tracey’s 50 chart from Question 1?
 a. 48, 43, 37, 29, ... c. 48, 42, 32, 26, ... b. 48, 42, 36, 30, ... d. 48, 41, 37, 31, ...

4.

Write a pattern rule for the pattern from Question 3?

5.

Sapheer made this pattern by writing the letters in the words “guitar” and “piano” over and over on a 50 chart

 1 g 2 u 3 i 4 t 5 a 6 r 7 p 8 i 9 a 10 n 11 o 12 g 13 u 14 i 15 t 16 a 17 r 18 p 19 i 20 a 21 n 22 o 23 g 24 u 25 i 26 t 27 a 28 r 29 p 30 i 31 a 32 n 33 o 34 g 35 u 36 i 37 t 38 a 39 r 40 p 41 i 42 a 43 n 44 o 45 g 46 u 47 i 48 t 49 a 50 r

Which increasing pattern do the p’s make on the chart?
 a. 7, 18, 29, 40, ... c. 7, 19, 28, 39, ... b. 7, 17, 28, 40, ... d. 7, 16, 26, 40, ...

6.

Write a pattern rule for the p’s from Question 5.

7.

Which decreasing pattern do the n’s make on the 50 chart from Question 5?
 a. 50, 43, 32, 21 ... c. 43, 32, 21, 10 ... b. 43, 37, 32, 26, ... d. 37, 32, 15, 10, ...

8.

Write a pattern rule for the n’s from Question 7.

9.

Amy wants to write the letters in the word “saxophone” over and over again on a 100 chart.
What increasing pattern rule will the x’s make on the chart?