Counting in Twos
Can you count in twos?

Counting in Twos

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Counting in twos, both forward and back, is a useful and valuable mathematical skill. Not only is the two times table the first one a child will encounter, it also helps with recognizing number patterns, understanding odd and even, and learning how to count objects more quickly. It's worth remembering also that counting forward or back in twos can also apply to odd numbers!

Can you count up and down in twos?

1.
Which two numbers are missing from this sequence?
8, 10, __, 14, __, 18
12, 14
8, 10
10, 12
12, 16
The two missing numbers are two more than the number just before them in the sequence
2.
Which of these numbers would all appear in the two times table?
13, 42, 35, 66, 99
23, 32, 43, 65, 81
22, 19, 34, 86, 10
12, 34, 22, 68, 20
All the numbers must end with 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0 for them to be in the two times table
3.
Numbers in the two times table always end with ___?
1, 2, 4, 8 or 0
1, 2, 4 or 6
2, 4, 6, 8 or 0
2, 4, 6 or 8
Numbers in the two times table are even and end with 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0
4.
Which of these sequences is not going up in twos?
44, 48, 52, 56, 58
71, 73, 75, 77, 79
38, 40, 42, 44, 46
24, 26, 28, 30 32
This sequence is going up in fours
5.
What is the next number in this sequence?
2, 4, 6, 8, __
14
12
10
16
10 is two more than 8
6.
Which of these sequences is counting in twos?
22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42
23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 33
44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50
64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76
Each number is two more than the one before it
7.
Continue this sequence:
48, 50, 52, 54
56, 58, 60
55, 56, 57
56, 57, 58
56, 58, 59
The numbers all end with 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0
8.
Which of these sequences is not going up in twos?
1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22
34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56
That sequence is going up in ones, not twos
9.
Continue this sequence:
22, 24, 26,
27, 28, 29
28, 30, 32
27, 29, 31
28, 29, 30
The numbers are going up in twos and are also even
10.
Numbers in the two times table are all ___?
odd
even
the same
ending in zero
Numbers in the two times table are always even
Author:  Angela Smith

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