# Know Your Numbers: Positions in a Sequence (1)

In this worksheet, students work out the positions of numbers from the instructions.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 100

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must write the positions of numbers in a list.

Look at this sequence of numbers.

2    4    6    8    10    12    14

We number them off using 1 2 3 4 etc.

 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

But it is better to use the words...

First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh

or the symbols

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th

 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

2 is the 1st number in the sequence.

6 is the 3rd number in the sequence.

14 is the 7th number in the sequence.

Look at this sequence of numbers.

2    4    6    8    10    12    14

Which number is in the 4th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

2    4    6    8    10    12    14

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 2nd position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    15    4    19    10    13    25

Which number is in the 6th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

13    5    27    9    11    1    4

Which number is in the 6th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

13    15    7    19    11    3    25

Which number is in the 7th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 1st position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

23    35    17    2    18    13    35

Which number is in the 7th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth

Look at this sequence of numbers.

22    21    20    19    18    17    16

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
• Question 1

Look at this sequence of numbers.

2    4    6    8    10    12    14

Which number is in the 4th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
8
EDDIE SAYS
2 is 1st
4 is 2nd
6 is 3rd
8 is 4th
• Question 2

Look at this sequence of numbers.

2    4    6    8    10    12    14

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
10
EDDIE SAYS
2 is 1st
4 is 2nd
6 is 3rd
8 is 4th
10 is 5th
• Question 3

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
11
EDDIE SAYS
3 is 1st
5 is 2nd
7 is 3rd
9 is 4th
11 is 5th
• Question 4

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 2nd position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
5
EDDIE SAYS
3 is 1st
5 is 2nd
• Question 5

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    15    4    19    10    13    25

Which number is in the 6th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
13
EDDIE SAYS
3 is 1st
15 is 2nd
4 is 3rd
19 is 4th
10 is 5th
13 is 6th
• Question 6

Look at this sequence of numbers.

13    5    27    9    11    1    4

Which number is in the 6th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
1
EDDIE SAYS
13 is 1st
5 is 2nd
27 is 3rd
9 is 4th
11 is 5th
1 is 6th
• Question 7

Look at this sequence of numbers.

13    15    7    19    11    3    25

Which number is in the 7th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
25
EDDIE SAYS
13 is 1st
15 is 2nd
7 is 3rd
19 is 4th
11 is 5th
3 is 6th
25 is 7th
• Question 8

Look at this sequence of numbers.

3    5    7    9    11    13    15

Which number is in the 1st position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
3
EDDIE SAYS
3 is 1st
• Question 9

Look at this sequence of numbers.

23    35    17    2    18    13    35

Which number is in the 7th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
35
EDDIE SAYS
23 is 1st
35 is 2nd
17 is 3rd
2 is 4th
18 is 5th
13 is 6th
35 is 7th
• Question 10

Look at this sequence of numbers.

22    21    20    19    18    17    16

Which number is in the 5th position?

 1 1st First 2 2nd Second 3 3rd Third 4 4th Fourth 5 5th Fifth 6 6th Sixth 7 7th Seventh 8 8th Eighth 9 9th Ninth 10 10th Tenth
18
EDDIE SAYS
22 is 1st
21 is 2nd
20 is 3rd
19 is 4th
18 is 5th
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