Describe and explain this pattern.

What do you think the patterns for other multiples look like, for example multiples of 2 or 3 or 4 or 5?

Download this sheet and shade in the patterns of the multiples.

 

Why do you think that in each pattern there are the same number of unshaded squares across and down between the shaded squares?

What can you say about the patterns for multiples of 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10?

What can you say for the patterns for multiples of 3, 6 and 9?

What can you say about the patterns for 5 and 10?

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