math
posted by Ty .
Consider the following sums of numbers and how they
are formed:
1 odd number
}
2 odd numbers
678
3 odd numbers
64748
Predict the following sum and complete the
generalization:
a. 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + 9 + 11 = ?
b. 1 + 3 + 5 + Á + (2n  1) = ?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Mathematics  Cardinal Number
Hi, This is a really easy question. I think I am analyzing it too much: Find the cardinal number of the following set: {1,3,5,.....1001} Thanks in advance. Ok, the cardinal number is the numbe of members of a set. The set you've given … 
Geometry
Working on conjectures. The question is Conjecure: The product of any two odd numbers is _____? 
math
suppose a pair of dice is rolled. Consider the sums of numbers on the top of the dice. Find the probabilities: a) P(5, given that the sum are odd) b) P(odd, given that the sum rolled is 5) c) P(7, given that one of the dice rolled … 
SUMS?
what is the sum of the first towo odd numbers? 
math
if you have 3 rows and three columns and you have to find the hidden numbers. each number is less than 100,the sum of the digits of each number in column 2 is 10,the sum of the numbers in column 1 is 30,row 1 contains odd multiples … 
Math
make a conjecture for the following show work the sum of an even and odd number.  the product of two odd numbers. 
Math
Sum the first two odd numbers, then the first three, the first four, and so on. From these observations could you guess the sum of the first 100 odd numbers? 
Math! Please check!
Consider the statement: If two whole numbers are even, then their sum is odd. What assumption should be made to prove the statement indirectly? 
math
in lotto draw balls 150 mixed together. machine randomly selects numbers 13,11,7,27,41. is the 6th number drown A. more like to be odd than even b. more likely to be even than odd c. equally likely i could not decide, as long as there … 
Math
Use the Distributive Property to prove each statement. Hint: you can write an even number as 2n and odd number as 2n + 1, where n represents any whole number. A. The sum of two even numbers is even. B. The sum of two odd numbers is …