Posted by **Madison** on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 6:57pm.

Use inductive reasoning to predict the next three numbers in the sequence.

1, 0, -2, -5, -9,

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7:04pm
1 - 1 = 0

0 - 2 = -2

-2 - 3 = -5

-5 - 4 = -9

What do you think will come next? What should be subtracted from -9?

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**Madison**, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7:19pm
1-1=0

0-2=-2

-2-3=-5

-5-4=-9

-9-5=-14 (would it be this)

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 7:20pm
Right. You're on the right track now to find the next two numbers.

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