Add up a sequence of consecutive numbers. Can you find a quick way to do it?
The numbers on five houses next to each other add up to 70. What are those five numbers?
Find the missing terms from these linear sequences.
Continue the given number pattern with the help of a little lateral thinking.
A question which can be best answered by using algebra.
Find the next term of the number sequences.
Continue the sequences if you can work out the rule.
Find the next term of the given number sequences. Can you also find a general rule for predicting the nth term of the sequence?
Work out the next term in the given sequences.
Find the value of the missing term of the sequence. It is easier than you may think!
Advanced Sequences Starters
An exercise on linear sequences including finding an expression for the nth term and the sum of n terms.
A dynamic visual aid that counts! Choose the first term, common difference and the speed
A number of self marking quizzes based on the fascinating Fibonacci Sequence.
An exercise on geometric sequences including finding the nth term and the sum of any number of terms.
Practise using the formulas for simple interest and compound interest.
Find approximate solutions to equations numerically using iteration.
Create a formula to describe the nth term of a sequence by examining the structure of the diagrams.
Can you work out which numbers are missing from these number sequences?
Investigate the properties of the Mystic Rose by using this interactive diagram.
Parts of Sequences
Find the formula that describes the part of the sequence that can be seen
Get to know this famous number pattern with some revealing learning activities
Quadratic and Cubic Sequences
Deduce expressions to calculate the nth term of quadratic and cubic sequences.
Quick Add 'Em Quiz
Find the sum of a sequence of consecutive numbers using a quick, efficient, elegant method.
An online app which produces number sequences as words.
Sequences Table Challenge
Complete the table showing the terms of the sequences and the formulas for the nth terms.
Practise using the sigma notation to find the sum of various number series.
Tower of Hanoi
Move the pieces of the tower from one place to another in the minimum number of moves.
Venn Diagram of Sequences
Find the formula for the nth term of sequences that belong in the given sets.
Rotate the cogs to catch the flying numbers in the correct sections.
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