# Lesson 2: Exploring Number Patterns

```Lesson 1: Patterns in Charts
1. Use a hundreds chart. Count on by 3s. Shade these numbers with one
colour. Count on by 4s. Shade these numbers with another colour.
a) Write the numbers that are shaded in both colours.
b) What is a rule for this pattern?
Lesson 2: Exploring Number Patterns
1. Find the pattern rule for each pattern.
Write the next 3 terms for each pattern.
a) 2, 6, 10, 14, ___, ___, ___
Identify the type of pattern: _______________________
Rule: ________________________________________
b) 88, 81, 74, 67, ___, ___, ___
Identify the type of pattern: ______________________
Rule: ________________________________________
c) 9, 6, 7, 1, 1, 1, 1, 9, 6, 7, 1, ___ , ___, ___
Identify the type of pattern: ______________________
Rule: ________________________________________
2. Complete each pattern.
a) 12, 18, 24, ___, 36, 42,
b) 16, 13, ___, 7, 4
d) 94, 82, 94 ,82, 94, ____
Lesson 3: Number Patterns with a Calculator
1. a) Start with 72. Multiply by 2 repeatedly.
Record the first 8 terms.
______, ______,______, ______,______, ______,______, ______,
b) Describe the pattern in the ones digits.
c) What is the core of this pattern?
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