# Pattern and Functions

Work in groups. Consider the original problem again. That is, you deposit $1,000 for 18 y in a bank that pays interest at a rate of $,05 for every **dollar** in account each year.

Without calculating, predict which of these changes would increase the final amount the most.

-doubling the starting amount from $1,000 to $2,0000

-doubling the rate the bank pays to $.10 for every dollar in the account eacr year

-doubling the time from 18 y to 36 y

# Fibonacci Sequence

The fibonacci sequence is 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, ….

a. Write the next three terms of the sequence.

**Answer:**

13, 21, 34

b. Is the sequence arithmetic, geometric, or neither ?

**Answer:**

Neither

# Math Minute Part 3

1.

Palindromes are numbers, word, or sentences that read the same forward or backward, such as mom, 4224, or 145.541. For each number that folows, find another number which when added gives a palindromes as a sum.

436.148

25.7

**Answer:**

Anwer many vary. Sample: 0.486 gives 436.634; 24.35 gives 50.05

# Math Minute Part 2

For 3 weeks, Jessica worked 2 hours per day, 4 day per week baby-sitting. If she earned $3.50/h, how much did she earn all ?

**Answer:
$84**

Order the following from least to greates:

1/2, 0.25, 1/6, -0.5, 0.3, -2

Answer:

-2, -0.5, 1/6, 0.25, 0.3, 1/2

# Fact of the Day

The idea of free lending libraries had its starts in the American colonies in the late 1600’s but did not take hold successfully until almost 200 years later. At the point, the establishment of free public schools spurred a movement for tax-supported public libraries.

**-world book encyclopedia**

The gray wolf is the largest wild species of the dog family, *Canidae* expert for the red wolves are grouped in the single species, *Canilupus*.

**-Academic American Encyclopedia**