Can you count in fives?

# Counting in Fives

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Counting in fives, both forward and back, is a valuable skill. It is one of the first number patterns children encounter and a good understanding will help with lots of other areas of development, including recognizing sequences, counting forward and back quickly, and five times table recall.

Trying this elementary school Math and Numeracy quiz will improve your child's ability to count in fives.

Can you count up or down in fives?

1.
What are the next three numbers in this sequence:
45, 50, 55, 60, 65, __, __, __
65, 66, 67
65, 75, 85
66, 67, 68
70, 75, 80
Each number is 5 more than the one before it
2.
Which numbers are missing from this sequence:
40, __, 50, 55, __, 65, 70, __
45, 60, 75
50, 60, 70
45, 55, 65
40, 45, 50
The number before the missing one is 5 less
3.
What is happening in this sequence:
65, 60, 55, 50, 45, 40
The numbers are going up
The numbers are all even
The numbers are going down, not up
The numbers are going up in twos
Each time, the numbers become five less than the one before
4.
What is the next number in this sequence:
5, 10, 15, 20, __
25
21
19
12
25 is five more than 20
5.
Numbers in the five times table always end with __?
5 or 7
5 or 9
2 or 4
5 or 0
Numbers in the five times table always end in 5 or 0, even if it's a big number like 4325!
6.
Which number should come at the end of this sequence:
75, 80, 85, 90, 95, __?
10
96
80
100
100 is 5 more than 95
7.
Which of these sets all are part of the five times table?
24, 35, 50, 55, 67
15, 25, 65, 45, 70
80, 70, 66, 55, 44
20, 34, 46, 57, 68
Numbers in the five times table must always end with a 5 or 0
8.
Which numbers are missing from this sequence:
20, 25, __, 35, 40, __, 50
30, 40
25, 30
30, 45
35, 45
Looking at the numbers on either side of the missing number might help
9.
What are the next two numbers in this sequence:
25, 30, 35, 40, __, __
50, 60
41, 42
45, 50
45, 55
Each number increases by 5
10.
Continue this sequence:
45, 40, 35, 30
25, 20, 15, 10, 5
35, 40, 45, 50, 55
39, 38, 37, 36, 35
30, 20, 10, 0
Each number is five less than the one before it
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