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Recognizing number patterns is taught very early on in elementary school. To begin with, children will learn to recognize simple patterns which go up or down in ones and then use their knowledge of odd or even numbers, as well as a developing understanding of multiples of 5 or 10 to recognize other sequences, perhaps even developing their own patterns and sequences.

Can you work out the number patterns?

1.

What is the next number in this sequence:

12, 14, 16, 18

12, 14, 16, 18

20

12

22

2

The numbers are going up in twos

2.

Which of the following sequences is going up in twos?

22, 32, 42, 52

5, 10, 15, 20

13, 15, 17, 19

10, 20, 30, 40

Although the numbers are odd, they are still increasing by two each time

3.

What is the rule for this pattern:

10, 20, 30, 40, 50

10, 20, 30, 40, 50

Add one each time

Add two each time

Add five each time

Add ten each time

Each number is ten more than the last one

4.

What is happening to the numbers in this sequence:

18, 16, 14, 12, 10

18, 16, 14, 12, 10

The numbers are going up in fives

The numbers are going up in twos

The numbers are going down in twos

The numbers are going down in tens

Each time, the numbers are decreasing by two

5.

What is the next number in this sequence:

80, 70, 60, 50, 40

80, 70, 60, 50, 40

41

30

39

10

The numbers are going down in tens

6.

What is happening to these numbers:

14, 15, 16, 17, 18

14, 15, 16, 17, 18

They are all odd

They are going down in twos

They are going up in ones

They are all even

Each time, the number increases by one

7.

What is happening to these numbers:

2, 4, 6, 8, 10

2, 4, 6, 8, 10

They are going up in twos

They are going down in twos

They are all odd

They are going up in ones

Each number is two more than the one before it

8.

What is the next number in this sequence:

99, 98, 97, 96, 95

99, 98, 97, 96, 95

94

90

100

99

The numbers are going down in ones

9.

What is the next number in this sequence:

25, 30, 35, 40

25, 30, 35, 40

41

50

45

44

The numbers are going up by five each time

10.

What is happening to the numbers in this sequence:

65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90

65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90

The numbers are going down in fives

The numbers are going up in twos

The numbers are going up in tens

The numbers are going up in fives

Each time, the numbers increase by five

The next step is:

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