A sequence of numbers follows a pattern. If you can find that pattern, you can find more numbers in the sequence! In this tutorial, you'll see how to find the next terms in a sequence by first identifying the pattern of that sequence.

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Background Tutorials

Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

To add numbers, you can line up the numbers vertically and then add the matching places together. This tutorial shows you how to add numbers vertically!

Further Exploration

Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule itself.

Finding the missing terms of a sequence is a breeze, as long as you know the pattern for the sequence. Follow along with this tutorial to see how to find the pattern of a sequence and then use it to find missing terms of that sequence!

Write arithmetic and geometric sequences both recursively and with an explicit formula, use them to model situations, and translate between the two forms.

To find the next few terms in an arithmetic sequence, you first need to find the common difference, the constant amount of change between numbers in an arithmetic sequence. Once you know the common difference, you can use it to find those next terms! This tutorial takes you through that process, so be sure to check it out!