 # Numbers in an Ascending Sequence: Fill in the Gaps

In this worksheet, students work out the three missing numbers in a sequence by first working out the pattern in the sequence. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Thousands, Hundreds, Tens and Ones

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you must identify the three missing numbers in a sequence.

Example

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 54 64 69 74

Try to work out what the numbers increase by.

Here look at 64, 69 and 74 which go up in 5s.

Use this to work out the rest by adding or subtracting 5 to existing numbers to go to the right or left of a number.

 44 49 54 59 64 69 74

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b 71 76 81 c 91

## Column B

a
61
b
86
c
66

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 63 a 81 90 b 108 c

## Column B

a
99
b
72
c
117

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 31 39 a b 63 c 79

## Column B

a
55
b
71
c
47

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 34 42 a 58 b 74 c

## Column B

a
66
b
50
c
82

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b 66 73 80 c 94

## Column B

a
87
b
52
c
59

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 82 91 b 109 c 127

## Column B

a
118
b
73
c
100

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b c 77 83 89 95

## Column B

a
71
b
59
c
65

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 32 38 b 50 56 c

## Column B

a
26
b
44
c
62

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 57 61 65 69 b c

## Column B

a
77
b
73
c
53

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 53 a 67 74 b c 95

## Column B

a
81
b
88
c
60
• Question 1

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b 71 76 81 c 91

## Column B

a
61
b
66
c
86
EDDIE SAYS
61 + 5 = 66 66 + 5 = 71 71 + 5 = 76 76 + 5 = 81 81 + 5 = 86
• Question 2

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 63 a 81 90 b 108 c

## Column B

a
72
b
99
c
117
EDDIE SAYS
63 + 9 = 72 72 + 9 = 81 81 + 9 = 90 90 + 9 = 99 99 + 9 = 108 108 + 9 = 117
• Question 3

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 31 39 a b 63 c 79

## Column B

a
47
b
55
c
71
EDDIE SAYS
31 + 8 = 39 39 + 8 = 47 47 + 8 = 55 55 + 8 = 63 63 + 8 = 71
• Question 4

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 34 42 a 58 b 74 c

## Column B

a
50
b
66
c
82
EDDIE SAYS
34 + 8 = 42 42 + 8 = 50 50 + 8 = 58 58 + 8 = 66 66 + 8 = 74 74 + 8 = 82
• Question 5

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b 66 73 80 c 94

## Column B

a
52
b
59
c
87
EDDIE SAYS
52 + 7 = 59 59 + 7 = 66 66 + 7 = 73 73 + 7 = 80 80 + 7 = 87
• Question 6

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 82 91 b 109 c 127

## Column B

a
73
b
100
c
118
EDDIE SAYS
73 + 9 = 82 82 + 9 = 91 91 + 9 = 100 100 + 9 = 109 109 + 9 = 118
• Question 7

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a b c 77 83 89 95

## Column B

a
59
b
65
c
71
EDDIE SAYS
95 - 6 = 89 89 - 6 = 83 83 - 6 = 77 77 - 6 = 71 71 - 6 = 65 65 - 6 = 59
• Question 8

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 32 38 b 50 56 c

## Column B

a
26
b
44
c
62
EDDIE SAYS
26 + 6 = 32 32 + 6 = 38 38 + 6 = 44 44 + 6 = 50 50 + 6 = 56 56 + 6 = 62
• Question 9

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 a 57 61 65 69 b c

## Column B

a
53
b
73
c
77
EDDIE SAYS
53 + 4 = 57 57 + 4 = 61 61 + 4 = 65 65 + 4 = 69 69 + 4 = 73 73 + 4 = 77
• Question 10

Identify the three missing numbers in the sequence.

 53 a 67 74 b c 95

## Column B

a
60
b
81
c
88
EDDIE SAYS
53 + 7 = 60 60 + 7 = 67 67 + 7 = 74 74 + 7 = 81 81 + 7 = 88 88 + 7 = 95
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