Inductive Reasoning

  • distinguish between inductive and deductive reasoning
  • write algebraic expressions to represent a pattern.


  1. Reviewing the Sequence of Dots document below, determine the equation describing the pattern for the number of black dots, number of white dots, and the total number of dots.
  2. Then, match your answers with the correct number on the Patterns sheet also found below.
  3. Submit your answer sheet as well as all your work.

Sample Solution