## Class 6 Maths Chapter 1 Patterns in Mathematics FREE PDF Download

## FAQs on Patterns in Mathematics Class 6 Notes: CBSE Maths Chapter 1

1. What is a pattern in mathematics?

A pattern in mathematics is a repeated or predictable arrangement of numbers, shapes, or symbols that follow a specific rule.

2. What are number sequences?

Number sequences are ordered lists of numbers that follow a particular pattern, such as counting numbers, odd numbers, or square numbers.

3. How do you identify a pattern in a number sequence?

You can identify a pattern by finding the rule that connects one number to the next, such as adding, subtracting, or multiplying by a constant.

4. What is the difference between even and odd number patterns?

Even number patterns increase by 2 starting from 2 (e.g., 2, 4, 6...), while odd number patterns also increase by 2 but start from 1 (e.g., 1, 3, 5...).

5. How can you visualise a number sequence?

Number sequences can be visualised using diagrams or dots, such as representing square numbers with square grids of dots.

6. What are shape patterns?

Shape patterns are sequences of geometric shapes that follow a rule, such as increasing the number of sides in polygons (triangle, square, pentagon, etc.).

7. How are number and shape patterns related?

Number and shape patterns are often related; for example, the number of sides in a sequence of polygons follows the counting numbers (triangle = 3, square = 4, etc.).

8. What is the sum of odd numbers pattern?

The sum of the first few odd numbers results in square numbers (e.g., 1 + 3 = 4, 1 + 3 + 5 = 9).

9. What are triangular numbers?

Triangular numbers are a sequence where dots or numbers form a triangle shape (e.g., 1, 3, 6, 10...), with each new term forming an additional row in the triangle.

10. How do patterns help in solving problems?

Recognising patterns allows you to predict the next terms in a sequence, making it easier to solve mathematical problems and identify relationships between numbers or shapes.