# CTSC Maths Thinker – Week 7

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### Grade 4 - 7

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.**