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November 25, 2014

Homework Help: Math

Posted by Stinkrat on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 4:04pm.

Instructions
Suppose we have a sequence

(1), (2, 3), (4, 5, 6). (7, 8, 9, 10), (11, 12, 13, 14, 15), ...

where (1) is the first element of the sequence, (2, 3) is the second, etc. What is the first number in the 100th element of the sequence? Be sure to do more than answer the problem. Could you use this problem with your students? What grade level would be appropriate? Could you adapt the problem to make it appropriate for at least four different grade levels?

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