Thursday, September 29, 2011

Number Pattern

Activity 1
Observe the following and complete the activity that follows:
example 1
 example 2
 example 3
 example 4
example 5
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example 6
       
                       
Activity 2
What did you observe about the above examples? Do they have something in common and related to mathematics?


Question:
Are there other types of mathematical patterns ? 
Do a brief research and post your findings.
Use the Linoit to identify other types of numbers or patterns in the world 






Activity 3

Activity 1 Problem solving heuristics
Here is a simple Mathematical problem.

There are 28 students in your classroom. 
On Valentine's Day, every student gives a valentine to each of the other students.
How many valentines are exchanged?



Question:
What are the Mathematical Heuristics that you think will be suitable to solve the above problem?












3 comments:

  1. There are 28 student.
    Each student will give 27 valentine.
    27X28=756
    ---EXAMPLE---
    A,B,C,D,E.
    A=AB,AC,AD,AE
    B=BA,BC,BD,BE
    C=CA,CB,CD,CE
    D=DA,DB,DC,DE
    E=EA,EB,EC,ED.
    5X4=20

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