Education Technology

What's So Special about 11?

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students will compute multiples of numbers in search of patterns. As a class, they'll discover patterns in multiples of 9; then they'll do the same with patterns in multiples of 11. They will then practice writing the rule for 11, both verbally and algebraically, to summarize the discovered pattern.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Distribute the Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.