## Thursday, September 29, 2011

### Number pattern

Activity 1
Observe the following and complete the activity that follows:
example 1
example 2
example 3
example 4
example 5
example 6

Activity 2
What did you observe about the above examples? Do they have something in common and related to mathematics?

Question:
Are there other types of mathematical patterns ?
Do a brief research and post your findings.
Use the Linoit to identify other types of numbers or patterns in the world

Activity 3

Activity 1 Problem solving heuristics
Here is a simple Mathematical problem.

There are 28 students in your classroom.
On Valentine's Day, every student gives a valentine to each of the other students.
How many valentines are exchanged?

Question:
What are the Mathematical Heuristics that you think will be suitable to solve the above problem?

#### 1 comment:

1. There is a pattern in the question

Person 1: Exchange with 27
Person 2: Exchange with 26 (As it exchanged with no.1 already)
Person 3: Exchange with 25
Person 4: Exchange with 24
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.
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Person 27: Exchange with 1 person