Creating a Number Sequence From a Rule

In this worksheet, students are given a rule from which they create a number sequence. The sequence sometimes include negative numbers.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Sequences

Difficulty level:

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about creating a sequence from a given rule.

Example

Starting at -3, add fours to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after -3.

Look at the number line

Start at -3 and move up in fours.

Answer is 1, 5, 9, 13, 17

Starting at 23, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 23.

Starting at 18, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 18.

Starting at 18, add fours to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 18.

Starting at 15, add sixes to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 15.

Starting at 23, add sevens to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 23.

Starting at -3, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after -3.

Starting at 86, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 86.

Starting at 29, add eights to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 29.

Starting at 8, add nines to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 8.

Starting at -10, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after -10.

• Question 1

Starting at 23, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 23.

28
33
38
43
48
• Question 2

Starting at 18, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 18.

23
28
33
38
43
• Question 3

Starting at 18, add fours to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 18.

22
26
30
34
38
• Question 4

Starting at 15, add sixes to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 15.

21
27
33
39
45
• Question 5

Starting at 23, add sevens to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 23.

30
37
44
51
58
• Question 6

Starting at -3, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after -3.

2
7
12
17
22
• Question 7

Starting at 86, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 86.

91
96
101
106
111
• Question 8

Starting at 29, add eights to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 29.

37
45
53
61
69
• Question 9

Starting at 8, add nines to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after 8.

17
26
35
44
53
• Question 10

Starting at -10, add fives to make a sequence.

Write down the next five terms after -10.

-5
0
5
10
15
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