Ohio Mathematics Academic Content Standards (2001)
Patterns, Functions and Algebra Standard
Describe, extend and determine the rule for patterns and relationships occurring in numeric patterns, computation, geometry, graphs and other applications.
Represent, analyze and generalize a variety of patterns and functions with tables, graphs, words and symbolic rules.
Generalize and explain patterns and sequences in order to find the next term and the nth term.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 5)
Justify a general rule for a pattern or a function by using physical materials, visual representations, words, tables or graphs.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 6)
Represent and analyze patterns, rules and functions, using physical materials, tables and graphs.
Use words and symbols to describe numerical and geometric patterns, rules and functions.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 7)
Represent and analyze patterns, rules and functions with words, tables, graphs and simple variable expressions.
Generalize patterns by describing in words how to find the next term.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 8)
Generalize patterns and sequences by describing how to find the nth term.
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
Understand patterns, relations, and functions
represent, analyze, and generalize a variety of patterns with tables, graphs, words, and, when possible, symbolic rules;