Students in this assessment investigate patterns within number sets in relation to operations that occur between the numbers. In Part A, students are guided through exploring relationships between adding consecutive positive numbers and verifying their findings. Then, in Part B students are working through a similar investigation – this time unguided. In this part, the numbers used are negative consecutive odd numbers.

Math Concepts:
Consecutive Numbers
odd numbers
mathematical operations
addition
subtraction
patterns

MYP Related Concepts:
systems

MYP Key Concepts:
relationships

MYP Global Context:
Scientific and Technical Innovation