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Know Your Numbers: Positions in a Sequence (1)

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

'Know Your Numbers: Positions in a Sequence (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Order/Compare Numbers to 100

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
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
CORRECT ANSWER
18
EDDIE SAYS
22 is 1st
21 is 2nd
20 is 3rd
19 is 4th
18 is 5th
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