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# Repeating Patterns

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**Have a go at making these repeating patterns:**

You could use the interactivity below to try out your ideas, or you could print off these sheets of triangles on coloured paper.

**Try continuing the patterns. How did you know where to place the triangles?**

**What other repeating patterns can you make with these triangles?**

Please send us some pictures of your creations.

Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?