How can visual patterns be used to prove sums of series?
If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.
Simple additions can lead to intriguing results...
What do you notice about these families of recurring decimals?
The Tower of Hanoi is an ancient mathematical challenge. Working on the building blocks may help you to explain the patterns you notice.
Watch the video to see how to sum the sequence. Can you adapt the method to sum other sequences?
Which of these pocket money systems would you rather have?
Explore what happens when you draw graphs of quadratic equations with coefficients based on a geometric sequence.
Can you predict, without drawing, what the perimeter of the next shape in this pattern will be if we continue drawing them in the same way?