Towering Numbers

This Towering Numbers activity & project also includes:

Just like functions are the basis of algebra, the tower in this activity has a base connecting the drawing to an algebraic equation. Can your mathematicians spot the pattern of this tower and other hypothetical towers by creating a function rule? The last test is to see if they can go backward when given the total amount of bricks in the tower to find the base. 

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CCSS: Designed


  • Open-ended thinking allows for discussion
  • Good entry into writing functions

  • No answer key provided
Common Core