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# Play with Patterns

## Play with Patterns - Sub Topics

• What are Patterns?
• Solved Questions on Play with Patterns
• Questions to Practice on Play with Patterns
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## What are Patterns?

A pattern is a repeated arrangement of numbers, shapes or designs.

Playing with patterns in mathematics refers to the exploration and investigation of repeating and growing patterns. This involves looking at the relationships between the elements in a pattern, analyzing the rules that govern the pattern and making predictions about future elements in the pattern based on the observed rules.

For example,

In this pattern, the numbers are decreasing by 1 from 28 to 26 and the letters are decreasing in alphabetical order from Z to X. Based on these observations, we can determine that the next elements in the sequence will have the numbers decreasing by 1 and the letters decreasing in alphabetical order.

Then,