# 0033_hsm11a1_te_04agp.indd

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Class
Date
4-3
Patterns and Nonlinear Functions
Use the code below to write a property of quadratic functions at the bottom of the page.
Complete the number patterns below. Then use the code above to translate each
numerical answer to a letter. Write that letter in the second space. The first one has
been done for you. Record the solution (6) and its letter (I) in the spaces provided.
When you have correctly completed all 28 patterns, you will use the letters (in order)
to write the secret message at the bottom of the page. Solutions and letters can be used
more than once.
1. 0,1, 3, 6 ; I
2. _____ , 20, 32, 46; _____
3. 28, 18, 10, ____ ; ____
4. _____ , 3, 9, 27; _____
5. 28, 21, 16, ____ ; ____
6. 11, 6, 3, _____ ; ____
7. –1, 4, 11, _____ ; ____
8. 44, 27, 14, ____ ; ____
9. –5, 2, 11, _____ ; ____
10. 35, 29, 25, ____ ; ____
11. 34, 29, 22, ____ ; ____
12. 32, 27, 20, ____ ; ____
13. 2, 7, 14, _____ ; ____
14. 43, 27, 13, ____ ; ____
15. 92, 69, 46, ____ ; ____
16. _____ , 5, 25, 125 ; ____
17. 1, 2, 5, _____ ; ____
18. –4, –1, 4, _____ ; ____
19. -2, 1, 6, ______ ; ____
20. 3, 8, 15, ____ ; ____
21. –10, –1, 10, ______ ; ____
22. 34, 21, 10, ____ ; ____
23. 40, 29, 20, ____ ; ____
24. 35, 30, 26, ____ ; ____
25. –1, 6, 15, _____ ; ____
26. 22, 13, 6, ____ ; ____
27. 8, 11, 16, ____ ; ____
28. –7, –2, 7, ______ ; ____
Puzzle solution:
Prentice Hall Algebra 1 • Activities, Games, and Puzzles