9.10.1 Self-Check on Exploring Patterns and Processes

Tick iconExercise 1: Spotting the Pattern

Describe the patterns that you can see in these two lists of numbers.

(a) 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

(b) 1, 4, 9, 16, 25

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Answer

(a) Starting at one, to find the next number add 2, or; a list of odd numbers starting from one.

(b) A sequence of square numbers starting with the square of 1, then the square of 2 and so on.

9.10.2 Self-Check on Looking for Relationships