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Know Your Numbers: Number Worms

In this worksheet, students find the next number in a sequence given a simple rule.

'Know Your Numbers: Number Worms' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Sequences

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Number sequences sometimes use rules to generate the next number.


Here is a simple rule:

If the number is even, divide it by 2.

If the number is odd, subtract 1 from it.

Stop when you get to the number 1.


Look at this Number Worm, which shows this rule starting at the number 60.


Number worm

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