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Counting in Multiples of 6

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

'Counting in Multiples of 6' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Factors and Multiples

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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?

 

Answer

Start with a multiple of 6 that you know.

36    42    48    54

 

Example

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

 

Answer

List the multiples of 6 near 60.

48    54    60    66    72

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