# Counting in Multiples of 6

In this worksheet, children must count in multiples of 6 forwards and backwards to find the missing number.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Factors and Multiples

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Starting at 0 we can count up in 6s like this:

0    6    12    18    24    30    36    42    48    54    60    66    72 ...

We add 6 to the previous number to get the next.

These are the multiples of 6.

Example

When we count up in 6s, what comes after 48?

Start with a multiple of 6 that you know.

36    42    48    54

Example

When we count up in 6s, what comes before 60?

List the multiples of 6 near 60.

48    54    60    66    72

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

0    6    12        24

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

6        18    24    30

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

12    18        30

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

12    18    24        36

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

18    24    30

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

24    30    36

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

36    42    48

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

72    78    84

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

66    72    78

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

54    60    66

What is the missing number?

• Question 1

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

0    6    12        24

What is the missing number?

18
EDDIE SAYS
0... 6... 12... 18... 24
• Question 2

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

6        18    24    30

What is the missing number?

12
EDDIE SAYS
6... 12... 18... 24... 30
• Question 3

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

12    18        30

What is the missing number?

24
EDDIE SAYS
12... 18... 24... 30
• Question 4

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

12    18    24        36

What is the missing number?

30
EDDIE SAYS
12... 18... 24... 30... 36
• Question 5

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

18    24    30

What is the missing number?

12
EDDIE SAYS
12... 18... 24... 30
• Question 6

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

24    30    36

What is the missing number?

42
EDDIE SAYS
24... 30... 36... 42
• Question 7

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

36    42    48

What is the missing number?

54
EDDIE SAYS
36... 42... 48... 54
• Question 8

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

72    78    84

What is the missing number?

66
EDDIE SAYS
66... 72... 78... 84
• Question 9

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

66    72    78

What is the missing number?

84
EDDIE SAYS
66... 72... 78... 84
• Question 10

Look at these numbers which go up in 6s.

54    60    66

What is the missing number?

48
EDDIE SAYS
48... 54... 60... 66
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