LINR 1 | Lesson 1 | Explore (Ideas for Patterns)

• What do you notice?
• You might notice that the number of shaded squares is increasing at each new step.
• You might notice that the number of shaded squares increases  by the same amount at each step.
• You might notice that the pattern’s shape stays the same.

• What do you wonder?
• You might wonder the number of shaded squares in Step $$4$$ or maybe in the $$100^{th}$$ step.
• You might wonder if this pattern continues in the same manner after Step 3.
• You might wonder if there is a rule or equation that can predict the number of shaded squares for any step.

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