Tristan is comparing two number patterns based on the information below.

Both patterns start with the number 1.
Pattern A follows the rule “add 3”.
Pattern B follows the rule “add 4”.

How do each of the first 5 terms in Pattern A compare to the first 5 terms in Pattern B? As part of your answer, list the first 5 terms of each pattern.


  1. Answer:
    Pattern B gets larger fast since 4 is greater than 3.
    Pattern A is ; 1, 4, 7, 10, 13
    Pattern B: 1, 5, 9, 13, 17

    as u can see pattern b goes up faster


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