Growing tree patterns

In this lesson, we will learn how to generalise counting strategies algebraically for different repeating patterns.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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.

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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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.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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Growing Tree Patterns Quiz

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Q1.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

3/5

Q4.Use the tracking calculation from Q1 to find the number of dots in a 10-chain.

4/5

Q5.Use the tracking calculation from Q1 to find the number of dots in a n-chain.

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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Growing Tree Patterns Quiz

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

Q1.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is a tracking calculation for the image below?

3/5

Q4.Use the tracking calculation from Q1 to find the number of dots in a 10-chain.

4/5

Q5.Use the tracking calculation from Q1 to find the number of dots in a n-chain.

5/5

Lesson summary: Growing tree patterns

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