Generalising arithmetic sequences through tracking calculations

In this lesson you will learn to use tracking calculations to generalise arithmetic sequences.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.In a six column grid, the columns give us sequences that contain the multiples of ___.

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Q2.What are the first 5 terms in column a?

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Q3.What are the first 5 terms in the number sequence in column b?

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Q4.What are the tracking calculations for the five terms in column b?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.In a six column grid, the columns give us sequences that contain the multiples of ___.

1/4

Q2.What are the first 5 terms in column a?

2/4

Q3.What are the first 5 terms in the number sequence in column b?

3/4

Q4.What are the tracking calculations for the five terms in column b?

4/4

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Generating arithmetic sequences through tracking calculations quiz

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Q1.Look at the number grid shown on the right. Write down the column and row that match the tracking calculation 5 x 3 - 1

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Q2.Look at the same number grid. Pick the tracking calculation that matches column E row 25.

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Q3.Look at the same number grid. Which column and row would 38 fall into?

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Generating arithmetic sequences through tracking calculations quiz

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Look at the number grid shown on the right. Write down the column and row that match the tracking calculation 5 x 3 - 1

1/3

Q2.Look at the same number grid. Pick the tracking calculation that matches column E row 25.

2/3

Q3.Look at the same number grid. Which column and row would 38 fall into?

3/3

Lesson summary: Generalising arithmetic sequences through tracking calculations

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