Posted by **walter** on Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:17pm.

make a conjecture (obsevations based on patterns) for each sequence below.

a)7,10,13,16

b)4,44,444,4444,44444

c)2,10,50,250

d)1,2,6,42,1806,3263442

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:21pm
All except d) seem obvious.

What conjectures have you made?

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**walter**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 10:58pm
can u just tell me in sentences? i do not know how to put them into words.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 11:08pm
a) Add three to each number to get the next number in the sequence.

What sentence can you write that will describe b ?

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**walter**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 11:15pm
ya i cant describ things very well and a) was easy

i think i got c)

c)starting with two and ging up by multiplying wach new # by 5

i cant figure out the rest

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 11:25pm
You're right about number 2. But please proofread.

*ging?
*

wach?

b)

4 * ? = 44

44 * ? = 444

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 11:33pm
I made a mistake on b.

It's easier than I thought. What is the obvious relationship between those numbers?

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**walter**, Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 11:25pm
it has a 4 added to it every time. but it just doesnt sound right because 4+4 is 8 not 44 so what other word can i use?

* sorry its *going and *each

and d) is like 1*2=2, 2*3=6, 6*7=42, 42*43=1806, 1806*1807=3263442

but i do not know how to put it into words.

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