# CTSC Maths Thinker – Week 7

1 - 5 June

Take our daily marvellous Primary School Maths Thinker to sharpen your mind and enhance your skills. Find curriculum-aligned maths questions to help your child explore essential concepts. Daily questions will be posted Monday to Thursday for Grade 4 – 7 respectively. Look out for the solutions to these questions every Friday (all grades). The CTSC Education Team will be standing by should you have any questions – please reach out by posting any questions on our Facebook or Instagram page in the comments section. #CTSCMaths

### Grade 7

This week we will be exploring NUMBER PATTERNS with the Grade 7 learners. Scroll through the images for the questions and images linked to the questions.

QUESTION 1 – Complete the pattern
a. Write the first 4 terms of a number pattern that starts at 20 and has the rule “take away 5” – ____, ____, ____, ____
b. Write the first 4 terms of a pattern where the rule is “multiply by 2” and the 3rd term is 12 – ____, ____, ____, ____
c. Write 4 terms of a pattern that increases and has 42 as its 4th term – ____, ____, ____
d. Write the rule for your pattern in (c)

QUESTION 2 – Continue these patterns
a. 20, 15, ___, 5, ___, ___
b. 1, 3, 6, 10, ___, ___, ___
c. 4.8, 6.0, ___, ___, 9.6
d. 2/8 , 4/8, ___, ___, 10/8, ___

QUESTION 3
3.1 Complete the square numbers – 1, 4, 9, ___, ___, ___, ___

3.2 Now find the difference between consecutive squares
– 1 to 4 =
– 4 to 9 =
– 9 to ___

3.3 What is the pattern rule of the above?

3.4 Complete the cube numbers – 1, 8, 27, ___, ___, ___, ___

3.5 Now find the difference between consecutive cubes
– 1 to 8 =
– 8 to 27 =
– 27 to ___

3.6 What is the pattern rule of the above?

QUESTION 4
a. Complete the table below to represent the relationship between the number of blocks and the number of stack. (See Image)
b. Describe how the output values can be calculated.

### Grade 6

This week we will be exploring NUMBER PATTERNS with the Grade 6 learners. Scroll through the images for the questions and images linked to the questions.

QUESTIONS
Question 1 – Complete the number patterns (See image)
Question 2 – Write your pattern rule (See image)
Question 3 – Fill in the empty boxes (See image)
Question 4 – Complete the quiz
a) What is the next number in the pattern: 37, 49, 61, ___, 85
b) Finish the pattern according to the rule: multiply by 8: 1, ___, ____, ____, ____
c) What are the missing numbers in the pattern: 3, 6, ___, 24, ___, 96, 192
d) What is the rule for this pattern: 1, 5, 25, 125, 625…

### Grade 5

This week we will be exploring NUMBER PATTERNS with the Grade 5 learners. Scroll through the images for the questions and images linked to the questions.

QUESTIONS:
Question 1 – Write down the next number in the pattern
a) 29, 33, 37, 41, ____
b) 6, 12, 18, 24, ____
c) 26, 21, 16, 11, ____
d) 43, 35, 27, 19, ____
e) 5, 7, 10, 14, ____
f) 25, 20, 16, 13, ___

Question 2 – Complete the flow diagram (See images)
Question 3 – Complete the flow diagram (See images)
Question 4 – Give the missing number, what is the next number and what is the rule? (See images)

### Grade 4

This week we will be exploring NUMBER PATTERNS with the Grade 4 learners.  A number pattern is a sequence of numbers that follow a certain rule. Please scroll through the images for an example as well as three different sets of questions.