Geometric Patterns
Numeric Patterns
Name the Math Robot Rule
Word Problems
Attribute patterns
100

On the white board, extend this pattern by the next four shapes

square, square, circle, black triangle


100
Is this a growing, shrinking, or repeating pattern?


100, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50

What is the pattern rule? 

Shrinking.

Start at 100, subtract 10 each time. 

100

What is the Math robot rule? 


Output number = input  x 3 

100

Amanda bought a bag of giant marshmellows. She puts 3 marshmellows in one cup of hot chocolate. If a bag of giant marshmellows has 27 marshmellows in it, how many cups of hot chocolate can Amanda have with 3 marshmellows in each cup? 

 She can make 9 cups of hot chocolate. 

100

Create a letter pattern for the colours in the following pattern: 


ABCABCABC

200


triangle, 3 black circles

200

What is the pattern rule for this numeric pattern? 

0, 1, 3, 6, 10, 15

Start at 0, add 1. Increase the number you are adding by 1 each time. 

+1, +2, +3, +4, +5
200

What is the math robot rule?


output number = input number x 10

200

Koen is training for a marathon. During his first week, he runs 3 miles. The second week, he runs 9 miles. The third week, he runs 15 miles. If this pattern continues, how many miles will Koen run in week five? 

He will run 27 miles in week 5. He runs 6 additional miles each week. 

200

Create a letter pattern for the shapes in the following pattern:


ABABABAB

right side up triangle, upside down triangle-- repeat

300

On the whiteboard, extend this pattern by the next four shapes

circle, diamond, circle, diamond

300

What are the next 3 values in this table? 


11, 13, 15

300

What is the Math Robot rule? 


Output number = input number x 2 + 1

300

Ms. Murray has 30 pencils to get her students through the week. On Monday, she has to give out 3. On Tuesday, she has to give out 5. On Wednesday, she has to give out 7. If this pattern continues, will she have enough pencils to give out? 

3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11= 35

She will not have enough pencils. She needs 5 more. 

300

Create a letter pattern for the colour attribute of this pattern: 



AABAAB

400

How many tiles will be in the fourth and fifth figures? 

Fourth- 10

Fifth- 12

400

Describe the following pattern:

32, 30, 26, 24, 20

It is a shrinking, repeating pattern.

Start at 30, alternate subtracting 2, then 4.

400

What is the math robot rule?

output number = input number + 11

400

Malcolm is in a soccer tournament. He scores no goals in game 1, 2 goals in game 2, and 4 goals in game 3. If this pattern continues, how many goals should he score in game 5? 

If the pattern continues, he shoudl score 6 goals in game 5. 

400

Create a letter pattern to represent the shapes in this pattern.

ABCABC

500

Is this a growing, shrinking, or repeating pattern? What would the next three shapes be? 

Repeating Pattern.

Pink triangle, upside down blue triangle, green triangle

500

Create a pattern using the following rule:

Start at 5, add 5. 

Recognize the first 6 stages of this pattern. 

5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30

500

What is the math robot rule?


output number = input number x 3 + 1

500

Start at 3. Multiply each term number by 2. What is the 7th term value? 

3, 6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 192

The seventh term value is 192.

500

Create a letter pattern for the positioning of the shapes in this pattern:


ABBCBBDBB

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