Exploring an Arithmetic Sequence - Dots

Unit 6: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
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Objective: SWBAT develop representations for arithmetic sequences including graphs, tables, recursive and explicit equations.

Big Idea: How many dots at 100 minutes? Students explore their first arithmetic sequence and learn how to represent it in multiple ways including using recursive and explicit functions.

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Math, recursively-defined functions, Algebra, tables, arithmetic patterns, Algebra 1, function, graph, sequences
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