Increasing sequence = Each number is greater than the one before it.
Decreasing sequence = Each number is less than the one before it.
The terms of a sequence are the number or item in the sequence.
A term number gives the position of each item.
this is the term number 4 space it is in the fourth pattern
The core of a pattern is the part that repeats itself.
Example:(? + =) ? + = ? + =
This is the core of the pattern