Describe & Extend Patterns

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Algebra Quizzes & Trivia

Describe & extend a pattern involving rational numbers by at least three terms- rational numbers must include negative numbers, decimals and/or fractions


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  • 1. 
    Extend this pattern by 3 numbers:3          8          13        18        23        28        33        38        43        48
  • 2. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:3          8          13        18        23        28        33        38        43        48
    • A. 

      Subtract five from the previous number

    • B. 

      Multiply the previous number by 2

    • C. 

      Add 5 to the previous number

    • D. 

      Add 6 to the previous number

    • E. 

      Subtract 6 from the previous number

  • 3. 
    Extend the pattern by 3 numbers:35        33        31        29        27        25        23        21        19        17
  • 4. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:35        33        31        29        27        25        23        21        19        17
    • A. 

      Subtract 2 from the previous number

    • B. 

      Add 2 to the previous number

    • C. 

      Multiply the previous number by 2

    • D. 

      Subtract 3 from the previous number

    • E. 

      Add 3 to the previous number

  • 5. 
    Extend the pattern by 3 numbers:1          5          9          13        17        21        25        29        33        37       
  • 6. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:1          5          9          13        17        21        25        29        33        37       
    • A. 

      Subtract four from the previous number

    • B. 

      Add 5 to the previous number

    • C. 

      Subtract 5 from the previous number

    • D. 

      Add 3 to the previous number

    • E. 

      Add four to the previous number

  • 7. 
    Extend this pattern by 3 numbers:.5        1.0      1.5      2.0        2.5        3.0      3.5      4.0
  • 8. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:.5        1.0      1.5      2.0        2.5        3.0      3.5      4.0
    • A. 

      Add .5 to the previous number

    • B. 

      Multiply the previous number by .5

    • C. 

      Subtract .5 from the previous number

    • D. 

      Add .25 to the previous number

    • E. 

      Subtract .25 from the previous number

  • 9. 
    Extend the pattern by 3 numbers :12.3    11.3    10.3    9.3      8.3      7.3      6.3      5.3      4.3     3.3
  • 10. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:12.3    11.3    10.3    9.3      8.3      7.3      6.3      5.3      4.3     3.3 
    • A. 

      Add .3 to the previous number

    • B. 

      Subtract .3 from the previous number

    • C. 

      Multiply the previous number by .3

    • D. 

      Add 1 to the previous number

    • E. 

      Subtract 1 from the previous number

  • 11. 
    Extend the pattern by 3 numbers: -6     -4       -2         0       2       4       6     8
  • 12. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question: -6     -4       -2         0       2       4       6       8
    • A. 

      Add 3 to the previous number.

    • B. 

      Add 2 to the previous number.

    • C. 

      Subtract 3 from the previous number.

    • D. 

      Multiply the previous number by 2

    • E. 

      Subtract 2 from the previous number.

  • 13. 
    Extend the pattern by 3 numbers:70        64        58        52        46        40        34        28        22        16
  • 14. 
    Describe this pattern from the previous question:70        64        58        52        46        40        34        28        22        16
    • A. 

      Subtract 5 from the previous number.

    • B. 

      Add six to the previous number.

    • C. 

      Subtract 7 from the previous number.

    • D. 

      Subtract 6 from the previous number.

    • E. 

      Add 5 to the previous number.

  • 15. 
    Extend the Pattern by 3 numbers:0    -3     -6    -9    -12    -15
  • 16. 
    Describe the pattern from the previous question:0    -3     -6    -9    -12    -15
    • A. 

      Add 3 to the previous number

    • B. 

      Multiply the previous number by -1

    • C. 

      Subtract 3 from the previous number

    • D. 

      Subtract 2 from the previous number

    • E. 

      Add 2 to the previous number