### Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

### Magazines

Let's suppose that you are going to have a magazine which has 16 pages of A5 size. Can you find some different ways to make these pages? Investigate the pattern for each if you number the pages.

### Pebbles

Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue.
Can you find all four different combinations?

You now repeat the following actions over and over again:

• between any two beads of the same colour put a red bead
• between any two beads of different colours put a blue bead
• then remove the original beads.
Describe what will happen to each of the combinations.

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