Posted by **MELISSA** on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:32pm.

WHAY WOULD BE THE NEXT NUMBER IN THIS PATTERN AND WHAT RULE DOES IT FOLLOW?

4,13,40,121,

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:42pm
It's your turn now. What pattern do you see?

We'll be glad to check your work.

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**MELISSA**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:47pm
COULD THE ANSWER BE 400

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:50pm
Nope.

What pattern do you see?

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**MELISSA**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 7:56pm
I SEE 4 THEN IT SEEMS LIKE THEY ADDED A 0 TO THE NEXT 4TO MAKE 40 SO MAYBE IF I ADD ANOTHER 0 IT WOULD BE 400

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 8:03pm
Here's the pattern I see --

(4 * 3) + 1 = 13

(13 * 3) + 1 = 40

Continue this pattern.

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**MELISSA**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 8:12pm
THE ANSWER IS 364

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 8:14pm
Yay! You've got it!! :-)

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