Standards of Mathematical Practice

7. Look for and make use of structure.
math patterns
Mathematically proficient students look closely to discern a pattern or structure.
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USE patterns to solve problems.
USE properties of operations to solve problems.
SORT collections using different attributes.
SHIFT perspectives to understand different strategies.
8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
repeating math
Mathematically proficient students notice if calculations are repeated, and look both for general methods and for shortcuts.
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EVALUATE the reasonableness of my results.
MONITOR the process of my work for accuracy.
LOOK for patterns to solve problems.
LOOK for and use shortcuts.