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6.2.5-85Figure 2 of a tile pattern is shown at right. If the pattern grows linearly and if Figure 6 has tiles, then find a rule for the pattern.  Homework Help ✎

Make an table with the -values representing the figure number and the -values representing the number of tiles.

Fill in values for and . What is the growth?

Work backwards. What is the starting point or the number of tiles in Figure 0?

Write an equation in form, using the growth and starting point.

Does this rule work for your table?