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# Number Patterns

Module by: Kosala Sipahli. E-mail the author

Summary: Generating Number Patterns

## NUMBER PATTERNS

Each piece of clothing is hung from two pegs and two adjacent pieces of clothing share one peg.

### COPY AND COMPLETE THE TABLE BELOW

 Number of items of clothing (c) 1 2 3 4 5 11 50 Number of pegs (p) 2 3 70

#### Exercise 1

1.2 Describe, in your own words, the relationship between the number of clothes hanging (c) and the number of pegs(p) used.

Consider the following pattern if pattern 1 contains 6 matchsticks.

6; 10; 14; ….

### Exercise 2

If the above number pattern continues, find pattern 4 and pattern 5.

### Exercise 3

Complete the following:

Pattern 1: 6

### Exercise 5

Pattern 2: ____ : 6 + _____ : 6 + ____ X ____

### Exercise 6

Pattern 3: ____ : 6 + _____ + _____ : 6 + ____ X ____

### Exercise 7

Pattern 4: ____ : 6 + _____ + _____ + _____ : 6 + ____ X ____

### Exercise 8

Pattern 5: ____ : 6 + _____ + _____ + _____ + _____ : 6 + ____ X ____

### Exercise 9

Pattern n: : 6 + ____ X ____

### Exercise 10

Describe, in your words, the relationship between the pattern number and the

### Exercise 11

number of matchsticks.

The pattern of beads represent numbers called triangular numbers

### Exercise 12

3.1 How many beads are there in the 4th pattern?

### Exercise 13

3.2 Complete: 1; 3; 6; ___; ___; ___; ___

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