Conjecture in Math: Definition & Example


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What is a conjecture?

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What are the next two numbers in the following set?

{5, 7, 9, 11}

2. What shape and how many of this shape will be next in the pattern below?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will test what you know about conjectures in math. You will need to know topics like the definition of conjecture and identifying numbers in a given set.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study assessments will help you to:

  • Identify shapes in a pattern
  • Understand counterexample
  • Be able to determine counterexamples in a given conjecture

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conjectures in math
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding numbers in a set
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about conjecture

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about conjectures in math? Read this lesson called Conjecture in Math: Definition & Example, which covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how to write a conjecture
  • Recognize how they are used
  • Be able to explain why the role of counterexample is important in mathematics