Students will understand patterns, relations, and functions. They will also use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships.
Before the Activity
Provide each student with a copy of the attached .pdf document.
During the Activity
Define a perimeter pattern recursively
Generate a recursive sequence with the calculator using two methods
Use recursion to answer questions
After the Activity
Review student answers
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary