# Patterns: Describing patterns using tables and solving variables

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##### Intros

###### Lessons

- Introduction to Describing Patterns using Tables and Solving Variables:
- What is a function machine and what is a function table?
- What are two-step rules?
- How do we write number pattern rules as formulas with variables?
- Solving the formula for one-step rules
- Solving the formula for two-step rules with consecutive inputs
- Solving for formula for two-step rules with random inputs

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##### Examples

###### Lessons

**Solve for the Function Table's Missing Variables**

Use the rule to complete the function table:**Solving for Function Table Rules**

Write the rule for the function table- Write the one-step rule as a formula with a variable

**Using Two-Step Rules to Complete Function Tables**

Use the two-step rule to complete the function table.**Solving for Two-Step Rules in Function Tables**

Write the two-step rule for the function table.

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