# Mathematical Sequences Worksheets

How to Find Terms in Mathematical Sequences - Remember the game hangman? It is a game where you have to fill the missing letters in the blanks till you guess the word completely. Isn’t it fun and exciting to play? Well, similar to the game, mathematics, too, has a number series that goes on and on! The whole idea of filling the number in the sequence is to find the pattern that is being followed so that you can fill in the missing blanks! But before we move on to finding what a pattern is, it is important that you first a sequence itself means! In math, the word sequence refers to a set of things, usually numbers that are presented in order. Every number in the sequence series is known as a term, member, or element. The next step is to find what the pattern is, or what rule is being used in the given sequence. For example; 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, ... The dots at the end of the sequence means that the sequence is infinite. In the example, the pattern used are even numbers. To find out the pattern, it is essential that you thoroughly look at it. Just like this sequence, there are other sequences with patterns. You can solve them by paying attention; they are quite easy

• ### Basic Lesson

Guides students solving equations that involve an Sequences. Demonstrates answer checking. Notice how the terms are alternating signs between negative and positive; keep this in mind if solving with powers of -1:if the power is odd then result will be in negative and power is in even then result will be in positive.

• ### Intermediate Lesson

Demonstrates how to solve more difficult problems. In this, each term can be found by multiplying the location number by 5 and adding 1 to it, Hence a formula can be obtain an = 5n + 1.

• ### Independent Practice 1

A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concept of mathematical sequences.

• ### Independent Practice 2

Students find the value of mathematical sequences in assorted problems. The answers can be found below.

• ### Homework Worksheet

Students are provided with problems to achieve the concepts of solving the series of mathematical sequences.

• ### Skill Quiz

This tests the students ability to evaluate math statements within the mathematical sequences.