Counting strategies

In this lesson, we will generalise counting strategies algebraically for repeating patterns.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Fill in the gap: We can use an ______ to compare the lengths and perimeters of different lines and shapes.

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Q2.Using the image, decide which of the following is true.

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Q3.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

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Q4.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

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Q5.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: We can use an ______ to compare the lengths and perimeters of different lines and shapes.

1/5

Q2.Using the image, decide which of the following is true.

2/5

Q3.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

3/5

Q4.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

4/5

Q5.Which inequality best compares the expressions for the perimeters of the 2 shapes below?

5/5

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Counting Strategies

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Q1.You can link together patterns of dots to form chains. Counting the dots in a ______ way can help you to find the number of dots in any length chain.

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Q2.For the chain below, complete the tracking calculation that illustrates the counting strategy for the total number of dots.

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Q3.For the chain below, complete the tracking calculation that illustrates the counting strategy for the total number of dots.

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Q4.Use the counting strategy from Q3 to find the total number of dots in a 10-chain.

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Q5.Use the counting strategy from Q3 to find the total number of dots in an n-chain.

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Counting Strategies

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.You can link together patterns of dots to form chains. Counting the dots in a ______ way can help you to find the number of dots in any length chain.

1/5

Q2.For the chain below, complete the tracking calculation that illustrates the counting strategy for the total number of dots.

2/5

Q3.For the chain below, complete the tracking calculation that illustrates the counting strategy for the total number of dots.

3/5

Q4.Use the counting strategy from Q3 to find the total number of dots in a 10-chain.

4/5

Q5.Use the counting strategy from Q3 to find the total number of dots in an n-chain.

5/5

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