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Pre-Algebra, Number Patterns & Puzzles - Chapter Summary
This chapter is designed to help your students feel confident in their comprehension of pre-algebra, number patterns and puzzles. Fun lessons take an in-depth look at patterns in math and ensure students understand the process of solving number puzzles. Upon completion of this chapter, students should be able to do the following:
- Describe the basics of patterns in math
- Solve number puzzles with words and symbols
- Get the gist of complex number puzzles
Students can gain a new understanding of pre-algebra, number patterns and puzzles or strengthen their existing knowledge using this chapter. They can navigate lessons in order to get a well-rounded review of the subject or access just those lessons needed to study specific topics. Test your students' comprehension of the lessons using multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam. Feel free to send questions to our experts to get additional information about any of the topics covered in this chapter.
1. What is a Pattern in Math? - Definition & Rules
Some people say that doing the same thing over and over again will not get you results, but this lesson will teach you about mathematical patterns and show you how to prove those people wrong.
2. Solving Number Puzzles with Words: Lesson for Kids
Math isn't always as easy as adding 1 + 2, sometimes you need to decide if you are going to add, subtract, multiply or divide. This often happens in word puzzles. This lesson is going to give you some insight in how to decide.
3. Solving Number Puzzles with Symbols: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will practice solving simple number puzzles that are expressed using symbols. Number puzzles and symbols can seem scary and complicated, but here's a secret ... they're not! Using symbols and letters instead of numbers is just as easy.
4. Complex Number Puzzles with Words: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will take on more complex number puzzles. You will have to translate a problem into an algebraic expression (an equation involving variables) and solve for one or more of those variables.
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