Find Missing Numbers in a Descending Sequence

In this worksheet, students will write down the next two missing numbers in a descending sequence of numbers.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Thousands, Hundreds, Tens and Ones

Popular topics:   Subtraction worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be identifying the two missing numbers in a sequence.

Example

Write the next two numbers in this sequence.

 101 97 93 89

101 - 97 = 4

97 - 93 = 4

93 - 89 = 4

The numbers go down in 4s, so we can continue the sequence by subtracting 4.

 101 97 93 89 85 81

That's pretty simple, so let's get started on those questions!

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