Algebra students are asked to use their knowledge of arithmetic and geometric sequences to critique two student answers. Students must identify and agree with a solution and construct an argument using sentence starters. The task then asks students to justify their selection using mathematical language and argumentation and supplies a checklist to remind students to provide a claim, evidence, and warrant.

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This task was used as a formative assessment in the Algebra 1 course.  Focus on critique of student work to help class discuss and reason the process of writing recursive and explicit sequences.

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