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Unit 6 Review: Linear and Exponential Sequences

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Sequence the learning to a review. Learners work through 21 problems dealing with sequences. They must identify the type of sequence, write a recursive and explicit formula for each sequence, find a specific term. and describe the graph...
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Recursive Formulas

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Write formulas that depend upon previous terms. Individuals watch a video that explains how to create a recursive formula based on a sequence of numbers. Learners find out how to determine whether a sequence is geometric or arithmetic...
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Explicit Formulas

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Find a faster way to determine the 100th term of a sequence. Learners watch a video providing instruction on a way to find the nth term of a sequence—without writing down all the previous terms. Scholars create explicit formulas for...
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Sequences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explicitly talk to the class about sequences. A segment of a review series for the General Certificate of Secondary Education math assessment provides a review of arithmetic sequences. Pupils watch a video showing how to find terms given...
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Recursive Formulas: Fibonacci Sequence

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore the building blocks of the Fibonacci Sequence. Given the lengths of sides of squares, pupils deduce the pattern to determine the lengths of two more squares. Learners continue to work with recursive formulas to generate numerical...
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Sequence: The Sequence Calculator

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Work through a sequence in discovering number patterns. Using the interactive, pupils explore arithmetic and geometric sequences by setting the initial value and the common difference or ratio. Learners distinguish between the two types...
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Limit of a Sequence: Finding the Limit of a Sequence (Part 4)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Take a look at another alternating sequence. The resource provides a graphical display of a sequence that alternates between two values. Pupils use the display to determine whether the sequence has a limit. Given a theory of limit,...
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Limit of a Sequence: Finding the Limit of a Sequence (Part 3)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Limit the view of sequences on both sides of the axis. Learners explore an alternating sign sequence. Using a graphical display of the first 10 terms of the sequence, pupils determine the formula for the general term. they then use the...
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Limit of a Sequence: Finding the Limit of a Sequence (Part 2)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What does it mean if young mathematicians cannot put the squeeze on a sequence? Learners investigate a divergent sequence and find the formula for the nth term. Using the definition of a limit of a sequence, pupils try to find the limit...
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Limit of a Sequence: Finding the Limit of a Sequence (Part 1)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Put a squeeze on a sequence. An interactive provides a graphical display of a sequence. Using the graph, learners determine the algebraic expression for the sequence. Pupils use the general definition of a limit of a sequence to find the...
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Finding the nth Term Given the Common Ratio and the First Term: Dominoes

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Topple misunderstandings of geometric sequences. Using a context of creating ever-increasing sizes of dominoes, pupils develop a geometric sequence. The scenario provides the size of the first domino and the common ratio between...
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Arithmetic Sequences: Paying of a Loan

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How long does it take to pay off a loan? Pupils use a graph to model the sequence associated with paying off a loan. Using the graph, learners determine the initial value and the common difference of the arithmetic sequence. The learners...
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Explicit Formulas: Tiles for Writing nth Term in a Sequence

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Build an explicit formula using tiles. Pupils develop a tile representation of a term within a sequence given figures of previous terms. Using the diagrams, learners develop the explicit formula by recognizing the common difference and...
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Where Do I Go?

For Students 1st Standards
Practice sequencing numbers 1–100 in a card sequencing activity. The hands-on learning makes a short activity flexible and fun. The opportunities are endless and easy to implement.
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Module 1: Sequences

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Take steps into sequences. An 11-lesson unit builds upon pupils' previous understanding of writing expressions to develop the idea of sequences. The resource explores both arithmetic and geometric sequences using recursive and explicit...
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Local and Global Behavior

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Create rules for numerical sequences. Pupils develop local rules and recursive rules for number sequences. The sequences are linear, quadratic, and cubic in nature. Scholars find that some local rules do not work, no matter where in the...
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Ordering Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young mathematicians order numbers from least to greatest. Number types include whole numbers, decimals, and negative numbers.
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The Fibonacci Sequence and Robots

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What better way to introduce the idea of a sequence than with robots! An educational lesson plan explains the classic Fibonacci sequence before pupils build and program a robot to move. Additionally, the lesson plan challenges...
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Bob Book Worksheet Pack

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Practice fundamental reading and number skills with a packet of worksheets for early readers. Pupils find sight words, trace letters, and complete number sequences.
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Complexity - It's Simple

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
By providing a playful introduction to algorithm complexity and measuring complexity, this lesson gets the class up and moving and learning together. The authors expertly balance providing information about how algorithms are developed...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
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12 Days of Christmas 12 days of Christmas, Christmas, number sequence, numbers

For Students Pre-K - 1st
It's time to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with this fun set of full-color printables that would be ideal for early readers and counters during the holidays.
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Witches Ordering Decimal Thousandths (A)

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Don't let the witches spell take over the order of these numbers on the learning exercise! Instead, have class members practice their math skills as they order three sets of 10 decimal numbers.