# Ch 17: MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Sequences

Explore the engaging videos in this chapter to enhance your preparations for the MTEL Mathematics assessment. Refresh your knowledge of number patterns and sequences by exploring arithmetic sequences, geometric sequences, the binomial theorem and more.

## MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Sequences - Chapter Summary

You can use this in-depth look at number patterns and sequences to improve your ability to succeed on the MTEL Mathematics assessment. After reviewing the lessons in this chapter, you will be able to:

• Define the mathematical sequence, and describe finite and infinite sequences
• Explain how to find the common difference in arithmetic sequences
• Find and classify an arithmetic sequence, and explain how and why to use the general term of an arithmetic sequence
• Evaluate and write variable expressions for arithmetic sequences, and work with geometric sequences
• Share how and why to use the general term of a geometric sequence, and find and classify geometric sequences
• Describe the Fibonacci sequence, Pascal's triangle, the binomial theorem and factorial notation
• Detail how to use recursive rules for arithmetic, algebraic and geometric sequences

The subject matter experts in this chapter present the lessons in an entertaining fashion, making your studying process fun. The lessons are highly effective and efficient, averaging just 10 minutes each while providing you with the definitions and examples of number patterns and sequences you need to succeed on the test.

### MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Sequences Chapter Objectives

This MTEL Mathematics: Number Patterns & Sequences chapter helps you study for exam topics found in the patterns, relations and algebra subarea of the assessment. This subarea constitutes about 23% of the total test and consists multiple-choice questions. Use the lessons in this chapter to get closer to your goal of earning the minimum passing score of 240 on the exam and securing the licensure required to teach math in Massachusetts classrooms.

This subject-matter test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments. It is taken on a computer and lasts four hours with an additional 15 minutes dedicated to a nondisclosure agreement and computer-based test (CBT) tutorial. You can make sure you're comfortable answering questions on the test by taking self-assessment quizzes in this chapter that feature questions similar in format and content. A chapter exam is also available to enhance your preparations for the assessment.

15 Lessons in Chapter 17: MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Sequences
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