11-1 Skills Practice: Arithmetic Sequences
In this arithmetic sequences activity, students find the indicated term for a given arithmetic sequence. They identify the means in a sequence and complete statements for sequences. This one-page activity contains 26 problems.
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Connecting Arithmetic Sequences to Linear Equations
Common difference is to arithmetic sequences as what is to linear equations? (Answer: slope) Pupils learn how arithmetic sequences can be considered as linear patterns. They then write linear equations to represent arithmetic sequences...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Module 3: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Natural human interest in patterns and algebraic study of function notation are linked in this introductory unit on the properties of sequences. Once presented with a pattern or situation, the class works through how to justify...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 3)
Looking for higher-level thinking questions? This assessment provides questions that challenge young mathematicians to think and analyze rather than simply memorize. Topics include piecewise functions, linear modeling, exponential...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Arithmetic Sequences: Paying of a Loan
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...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Find the Nth Term in an Arithmetic Sequence?
To find the 20th term in an arithmetic sequence, use the secret formula. What secret formula? It's: a sub n equals a sub one plus parentheses n minus one close parentheses times d. Got that? No? The watch this video to learn about the...
3 mins 10th - 11th Math
How Do You Find the Common Difference in a Sequence?
Briefly show your class or individual learners how to find the common difference in an arithmetic sequence. A quick and simple video, this resource should guide pupils toward understanding the concept of common difference. Appropriate...
1 min 8th - 11th Math
How Do You Determine if a Sequence is Arithmetic or Geometric?
Learners who view this video should gain a better understanding of the difference between a geometric sequence and an arithmetic sequence. The video includes an example of each, with step-by-step instructions on how to figure out which...
7 mins 6th - 12th Math