#### Question 1:

Find the rule which gives the number of matchsticks required to make the following matchstick patterns. Use a variable to write the rule.

(a) A
pattern of letter T as **T**

(b) A
pattern of letter Z as **Z**

(c) A
pattern of letter U as **U**

(d) A
pattern of letter V as **V**

(e) A
pattern of letter E as **E**

(f) A
pattern of letter S as **S**

(g) A
pattern of letter A as **A**

#### Answer:

(a)

From the
figure, it can be observed that it will require two matchsticks to
make a **T**. Therefore, the pattern is 2*n*.

(b)

From the
figure, it can be observed that it will require three matchsticks to
make a **Z**. Therefore, the pattern is 3*n*.

(c)

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