Number Patterns
UK Primary (3-6)
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The number of squares in the picture represents the numbersĀ in the pattern. Write the next numbers in the pattern.

a

$4$4, $\editable{}$, $\editable{}$, $\editable{}$, $\editable{}$, $\editable{}$

b

Which of the following best describes the pattern above?

The numbers are increasing by $3$3.

A

The numbers are increasing by $2$2.

B

The numbers are doubling.

C

The numbers are decreasing by $2$2.

D

The numbers are increasing by $3$3.

A

The numbers are increasing by $2$2.

B

The numbers are doubling.

C

The numbers are decreasing by $2$2.

D
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