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List of Benchmarks for Mathematics 
 Standard 3.Uses basic and advanced procedures while performing the processes of computation
Topics1. Sequences and series; 2. Representing problems; 3. Solution strategies
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 6.Uses recurrence relations (i.e., formulas expressing each term as a function of one or more of the previous terms, such as the Fibonacci sequence or the compound interest equation) to model and to solve real-world problems (e.g., home mortgages, annuities)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  recurrence
B.  formula
C.  problem solving
D.  model
E.  Fibonacci sequence
F.  compound interest
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands Fibonacci sequence is a type of recurrence relationship    HS.F-IF.3 
  2. Determines whether a problem can be modeled by a recurrence relation   
  3. Understands the concept of a recurrence equation   
  4. Determines whether a problem can be solved by a recurrence relation   
McREL Activity(s)
   Chessboard Series

 CC  = Common Core standards available (Common Core ID indicated)

Citation Log: BP(ME,298,303-304;​B2E,13;​B3E,17,46;​S3I,50)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
*   McREL Report
2   Project 2061: Benchmarks for Science Literacy
AC   ACT, College Readiness Standards
AD   American Diploma Project
B1   International Baccalaureate: Math, Primary
B2   International Baccalaureate: Math, Middle
B3   International Baccalaureate: Math, High
C   CBE: Standards for Excellence
C3   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 3
C5   CBE: Standards for Excellence, end of grade 5
CB   College Board: College Board Standards for College Success: Mathematics and Statistics
CO   CDE: Building Blocks to Colorado’s Content Standards
D   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Mathematics
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
M   NCTM: Principles & Standards for School Mathematics
MA   MDE (Massachusetts): Early Childhood Standards
N4   NAEP: Released items for grade 4 (2003)
N8   NAEP: Released items for grade 8 (2003)
P   NAEP: Mathematics Assessment Framework
PS   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
S1   New Standards: Elementary School
S2   New Standards: Middle School
S3   New Standards: High School
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines
T1   TIMSS: Population 1 assessed grade 4 (released 1998)
T2   TIMSS: Population 2 assessed grade 8 (released 1998)
T3   TIMSS: Final Year assessed grade 12 (released 1998)
U   Understanding University Success: A Report from Standards for Success
UK   United Kingdom: Desirable Outcomes for Children’s Learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document