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4-37.

Examine the  table below.    

Figure
Number

Number of
Tiles

  1. Invent a tile pattern that fits this data.

    Possible Patterns

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    Figure 

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    Figure 

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    Figure 

  2. How is the pattern growing?  Show where the pattern of growth appears in the  table and the tile pattern.

Figure
Number

Number of
Tiles


 From 5 tiles to 9 tiles is plus 4
 From 9 tiles to 13 tiles is plus 4
 From 13 tiles to 17 tiles is plus 4.

  1. Write a rule for this pattern.

Write an equation in form.

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