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121 resources with the concept arithmetic sequences

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Sequences Represented as Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What comes next? Starting with concrete drawings and advancing to using function notation, learners work together to solve problems involving sequences. They predict the nth term in a sequence and write sequences in function notation.
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Review Sheets: College Algebra

For Students 9th - 12th
A jam-packed worksheet has all the topics you would teach in an Algebra II class with a variety of question styles. Starting with function notation and ending with geometric sequences, there really is something for everyone. Each topic...
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Unit 1 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

For Students 5th Standards
Associative property of addition, exponents, and variables are a few of the terms that a set of flash cards includes and are designed to support math vocabulary instruction. Cards offer a a bold-faced font as well as a thorough...
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Modeling from a Sequence

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Building upon previous knowledge of sequences, collaborative pairs analyze sequences to determine the type and to make predictions of future terms. The exercises build through arithmetic and geometric sequences before introducing...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 3)

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Having trouble finding performance task questions? Here is an assessment that uses all high-level thinking questions. It includes questions to assess sequences, linear functions, exponential functions, and increasing/decreasing intervals.
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Recursive Formulas for Sequences

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Provide Algebra I learners with a logical approach to making connections between the types of sequences and formulas with a activity that uses what class members know about explicit formulas to develop an understanding of recursive...
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Integer Sequences—Should You Believe in Patterns?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Help your class discover possible patterns in a sequence of numbers and then write an equation with a lesson that covers sequence notation and function notation. Graphs are used to represent the number patterns.
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Recursive Challenge Problem—The Double and Add 5 Game

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
As a continuation of a previous lesson, this activity builds on the concept of calculating the terms of a sequence. Pupils are challenged to determine the smallest starting term to reach a set number by a set number of rounds. Notation...
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Recursive Challenge Problem—The Double and Add 5 Game

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Math is all fun and games! Use a game strategy to introduce the concept of sequences and their recursive formulas. The activity emphasizes notation and vocabulary.
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 1 (Module 3)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
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...
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Week 19 Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Present your young mathematicians with a new challenge each day. Fractions on Monday, Tuesday is 2's Day, Wednesday is for squares, Thursday is 99 cents day, and by Friday it's time to deal with time. In addition, just for fun, there's a...
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Module 3: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
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...
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Uses of Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Build young mathematicians' understanding of numbers with this collection of math worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from place value and addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers, to collecting and analyzing...
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2003 AIME ll Problem 8

For Students 10th - 12th
Sal solves a problem from the AIME (American Invitational Mathematics Examination) that utilizes knowledge of arithmetic sequences to create a third sequence for which one needs to find the eighth term of. This is a pretty complicated...
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The nth Term for Linear Sequences

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
For the nth time, I'm telling you to find the sequence. Given an arithmetic sequence, the video shows how to find the nth term of the sequence. Pupils also learn how to write an explicit expression for the sequence.
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Functions 11 Practice Exam

For Students 10th - 12th
Prepare for a quiz on functions with these 16 short answer and 33 extended answer questions. Questions ask test takers to describe graphs of functions, state restrictions on variables, and translate graphs of equations. They determine...
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Arithmetic Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Fall for a series. Learners determine how to find out how far a skydiver falls in the first 20 seconds. The Algebra II lesson introduces the idea of adding up the terms of an arithmetic sequence. Pupils learn how to use Sigma notation to...
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Arithmetic Series Sums: Adding Arithmetic Sums

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sum up the shortcuts. The interactive allows pupils to discover a shortcut in finding a partial sum of an arithmetic series. Learners use the shortcut to find other sums and to verify the process.
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How Do You Find the Next Terms in an Arithmetic Sequence?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Common difference? Sounds like an oxymoron. It's a math term used to describe a pattern that may occur between a series of numbers. Watch this video and the instructor will explain what the term means as it is applied to an arithmetic...
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How Do You Find the Nth Term in an Arithmetic Sequence?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
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...
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What's the Common Difference?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Plain and simple, the common difference is a constant value that is added to a term in an arithmetic sequence. For example in the arithmetic sequence - 10, 20, 30, 40 É. - the common difference would be 10.
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How Do You Find the Common Difference in a Sequence?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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...
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How Do You Find the Common Difference in a Sequence?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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How Do You Determine if a Sequence is Arithmetic or Geometric?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...