1. EASY

Kristy notices a pattern of tulips in her backyard. They are red, pink, white, red, pink, white, etc. Which of the following best represents this pattern in words?

  1. It is a repeating pattern with a repeating unit of three objects and the repeating unit is red, pink, white, red.
  2. It is a repeating pattern with a repeating unit of three objects and the repeating unit is red, pink, white.
  3. It is a numeric pattern with a repeating unit of three objects, and the repeating unit is red, pink, white.
  4. It is a geometric pattern with a repeating unit of three objects, and the repeating unit is red, pink, white.
  5. it is a geometric pattern with a repeating unit of three objects, and the repeating unit is tall, medium, short.
 
2. MEDIUM

Which of the following best expresses this pattern in words? 1, 3, 5, 7, 9...

  1. This is a numeric pattern starting on 1, and each term after the first is 2 more than the previous.
  2. This is a numeric pattern starting on 1, and each term after the first is an odd number.
  3. This is a numeric pattern, and each term is 2 more than the previous.
  4. This is not a pattern.
  5. This is a numeric pattern, and each term an even number.
 
3. MEDIUM

Which of the following best expresses the following pattern in words? 21, 17, 13, 9...

  1. It is a numeric pattern beginning on 21 and each term is five less than the previous.
  2. It is a numeric pattern and each term is four less than the previous.
  3. It is a numeric pattern beginning on 21 and each term is four less than the previous.
  4. It is a numeric pattern beginning on 17 and each term is four less than the previous.
  5. It is a numeric pattern beginning on 21 and each term is three less than the previous.
 
4. HARD

Which of the following best expresses this pattern in words? 1, 2, 4, 8, 16...

  1. It is a numeric pattern starting on 1 and each term is a multiple of 2.
  2. It is a numeric pattern starting on 1 and each term is larger than the previous.
  3. It is a numeric pattern starting on 1 and each term is double the previous.
  4. It is a numeric pattern and each term is half the previous.
  5. It is a repeating pattern with repeating unit 1, 2, 4, 8, 16.
 
5. HARD

Which of the following best expresses the following pattern in words? 40, 20, 10, 5...

  1. It is a numeric pattern beginning on 40, and each term is half the previous.
  2. It is a numeric pattern and each term is half the previous.
  3. It is a numeric pattern and each term is twice the previous.
  4. It is a numeric pattern starting on 40 and each term is twice the previous.
  5. It is a geometric pattern starting on 40 and each term is twice the previous.