# math

posted by patricia

Use inductive reasoning to find the next equation in the pattern.
8 - 5 + 3 = 2 x 3
13 - 8 + 5 = 2 x 5
21 - 13 + 8 = 2 x 8

1. Steve

If the last step was

a-b+c = 2c

then the next step is

(a+b)-a+b = 2b

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