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(a) Look at the following matchstick pattern of squares (Fig 11.6). The squares are not separate. Two neighbouring squares have a common matchstick. Observe the patterns and find the rule that gives the number of matchsticks.

Q. 11.     (a) Look at the following matchstick pattern of squares (Fig 11.6). The squares are not separate. Two neighbouring squares have a common matchstick. Observe the patterns and find the rule that gives the number of matchsticks

                       

                     in terms of the number of squares. (Hint: If you remove the vertical stick at the end, you will get a pattern of Cs.)

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M mansi

(a) 4 matchsticks

(b) 7 matchsticks

(c) 10 matchsticks

(d) 13 matchsticks

If we remove 1 matchstick from each then it forms a table of 3 i.e.,3,6,9,12,.....

So, required equation  = 3x+1 , x= number of squares

 

 

 

 

 

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