# Equation of Ordered Pairs in Tile Patterns

Skill:

Given a list of ordered pairs in a table or graph, identify either verbally or algebraically the rule used to generate and record the results.

# Equation of Ordered Pairs in Tile Patterns

Explore how a visual pattern can be described algebraically in this tessellation activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How do the numbers in the table relate to the pattern of tiles?

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### Open-ended question 2

What do the numbers on the right next to the arrows represent?

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### Open-ended question 3

How does the equation at the bottom relate to the pattern?

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### Open-ended question 4

How does the equation at the bottom relate to the ordered pairs in the table?

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