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Jump Backwards in Tens

In this worksheet, students will count backwards in jumps of ten from three- and two-digit figures to work out the next numbers in a given sequence.

'Jump Backwards in Tens' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Count in Multiples (4, 8, 50 and 100)

Popular topics:   Numbers worksheets, Ordering Numbers worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Freddie the frog loves jumping around on number lines. He always likes to make a clever number sequence. Use your finger to follow the jumps that he makes.



Count the frog's jumps to work out missing numbers in the sequence.


Pop your finger on the first number, then follow the jumps. Are the numbers getting bigger or smaller? Is Freddie going backwards or forwards? Can you see a pattern? What could the missing number be? What could the next number be?


number line to 200


90 80 70 A B



Freddie has jumped from 90 to 80, from 80 to 70 and from 70 to A.

He is jumping backwards ten each time. Did you spot that?


To work out our missing numbers, we need to count back (or subtract ten) from the previous number.

70 - 10 = 60

60 - 10 = 50


So we can see that:

A = 60

B = 50


Let's get jumping and see if we can find the missing numbers in these questions.


boy jumping

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