# Number Sequence Worksheets

How to Determine What Number Comes Before, Between, and After a Number in a Counting Sequence - Have you seen railway tracks? See how they are methodically placed after one and another, not one overlapping with the other. This placement is known as a sequence. Just like that, in mathematics, there is a whole technique that is known as a number sequence. The idea of number sequences is that there are missing numbers from the line that you need to fill by using your brain! Just like when you used to play hangman! So how do you understand what number comes after which? It is fairly simple! You need to make sure that first, you read the number line carefully, and figure out the pattern that the sequence has used. Once you have understood what pattern is being used, it becomes easier. For example, if you know that the sequence is using the five times table, you can easily fill in the gaps. But if you do not know what number has to come next, take a look at the numbers provided and carefully try to figure out what number comes before. Repeat the number lines in your head. Then look at the question again. Start taking the missing blanks one by one; you will solve easily!

• ### Basic Lesson

Students decide which number should appear before or after a given number. Also includes practice problems.

• ### Independent Practice 1

Contains 10 Number Sequence problems. The answers can be found below.

• ### Independent Practice 2

Contains 10 Number Sequence problems. The answers can be found below.

• ### Homework Worksheet

Features 5 practice problems with detailed examples. Fill in the missing number. Complete examples are provided.

• ### Topic Quiz

Includes 10 problems and a scoring matrix.

• ### Homework and Quiz Answer Key

Answers for the homework and quiz.

• ### Lesson and Practice Answer Key

Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.

#### Quick Quote

"Not everything that counts can be counted. Not everything that can be counted counts." Albert Einstein, (1879-1955) German-born physicist and philosopher. He was known for not only his genius, but for his humanity.