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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.

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…

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)