# What rule is used to make the pattern below? 72, 64, 56, 48, 40, . . .

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by sanderershayn618

2014-10-25T18:24:49+08:00

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You have to decrease 8 from each number:

72 - 864

64 - 856

56 - 848

48 - 840
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40 - 832

32 - 826

26 - 818

18 -810

10 - 82
2014-10-25T22:27:56+08:00

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The rule that is used in this pattern is x-8, where x must be subtituted by the given number.

Ex.
(72)-8=64
(64)-8=56
(56)-8=48
(48)-8=40