Growing leaves 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Further Resources This task is about a rule for continuing patterns. Tua planted a tree which had two leaves on it. Each day he counted the number of leaves it had grown and wrote this number in a table. Question 1Change answer Tua saw a pattern in the number of leaves the plant grew each day. Tua saw a pattern in the number of leaves the plant grew each day. a) What is the rule for this pattern? Write it down. b) Use your rule to fill in the gaps in the table to show the number of leaves there would be on the plant for the next five days. Day Number of leaves 1 2 2 5 3 8 4 11 5 6 7 8 9 Task administration: This task can be completed with pen and paper or online (with NO auto marking). Level: 2 Curriculum info: Maths, Number and Algebra, Patterns and relationships Keywords: number patterns, recursive rules Description of task: Students complete a table and write a rule about the number of leaves on a growing plant. Learning Progression FrameworksThis resource can provide evidence of learning associated with Patterns and relationships, set 3 within the Mathematics Learning Progressions Frameworks.Read more about the Learning Progressions Frameworks. Answers/responses: Y5 (03/2001) a) +3 (add 3), or equivalent description, e.g., plus 3, going up in 3s. or Any other rule which consistently works. easy b) 14, 17, 20, 23, 26. or Using 'other' rule given in a) correctly. easy Figure It Out: Table Time, Algebra L2-3 p.7 Missing numbers Which number? Number patterns II Growing patterns Use the rule More or less Number patterns Machine rules Missing numbers II