Ch 24: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Patterns

About This Chapter

Let us help you effectively prepare for the MTEL Middle School Mathematics exam. We have put together a chapter that will help you review patterns for the exam.

MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Patterns - Chapter Summary

There are a lot of helpful details about patterns in our lessons. After going through them, you will be better prepared to answer questions on the exam that deal with:

  • The Fibonacci sequence
  • A mathematical sequence and its characteristics
  • Classifying geometric sequences
  • Calculating arithmetic and geometric series
  • Summation notation
  • Arithmetic series and geometric series

Since our lessons have a video format, you can quickly learn or review material about patterns in a fun manner. This makes holding onto information a little easier. In order to ensure you are learning or reviewing the right way, you can utilize our self-assessment quizzes. You can also take our end-of-chapter exam to make sure you are fully prepared for the MTEL Middle School Mathematics test.

8 Lessons in Chapter 24: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Patterns
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Fibonacci Sequence: Examples, Golden Ratio & Nature

1. Fibonacci Sequence: Examples, Golden Ratio & Nature

The Fibonacci sequence is seen all around us. Learn how the Fibonacci sequence relates to the golden ratio and explore how your body and various items, like seashells and flowers, demonstrate the sequence in the real world.

What is a Mathematical Sequence?

2. What is a Mathematical Sequence?

Math is often the most fun when it acts like a puzzle to be solved. The branch of math where this is the most true involves sequences. Get an introduction to the basics and important vocabulary, as well as learn where sequences appear in nature!

How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence

3. How to Find and Classify an Arithmetic Sequence

Arithmetic sequences are everywhere, and with a few tricks you learn here, you could end up looking like a psychic the next time you go to a movie or a football game!

Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences

4. Finding and Classifying Geometric Sequences

Want your YouTube video to get a lot of hits? Besides including a cute baby or an adorable cat, getting your video to have a big common ratio is the key. Learn what I'm talking about here!

Summation Notation and Mathematical Series

5. Summation Notation and Mathematical Series

The capital Greek letter sigma might be most recognizable as a common symbol in a fraternity or sorority, but it's used for some pretty cool math tricks too. In this lesson, learn how to use sigma for things like determining how many seats are in Michigan Stadium.

How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

6. How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

In this lesson, you'll learn how to sum up any arithmetic sequence without having to add up each and every term. You'll never guess the circumstances that led to the discovery of this marvelous formula.

How to Calculate a Geometric Series

7. How to Calculate a Geometric Series

If you're not satisfied with knowing how many views your YouTube video will get any one day and need to know how many total views you're getting, geometric series are for you! Learn more in this lesson.

Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems

8. Arithmetic and Geometric Series: Practice Problems

There are many different types of problems concerning series and sequences - including some that are pretty abstract. From bouncing balls to adding up odd numbers, test your skills here with additional arithmetic and geometric series practice!

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