You may have already seen some patterns, try this one.
Write the next number in the pattern:
Just like when you're counting, patterns can continue forever. You can always add or subtract the same amount to continue a pattern.
Let's look at how number machines can be used to continue patterns when you have the rule.
Look at the following number machine:
Complete this table of inputs and outputs:
Number machines show the relationship between the input (starting number) and output (answer).
If you are given the output, you can find the input by reversing the rule.