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5-7.

Draw Figures 1, 2, and 3 for a tile pattern that could be described by .

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One possible answer:
Use figure zero as a starting point. The growth is , so remove three tiles for the next figure.

Row 1 has 3 tiles. Row 2 has 3 tiles. Row 3 has 3 tiles. Row 4 has 1 tile in column 2.
Figure 0

Row 1 has 3 tiles. Row 2 has 3 tiles. Row 3 has 1 tile in column 2.
Figure 1

Row 1 has 3 tiles.  Row 2 has 1 tile in column 2.
Figure 2

There is 1 tile in row 1 column 2.
Figure 3