What Are Consecutive Numbers? - Definition & Examples


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What are consecutive numbers?

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1. What are the three types of consecutive numbers?


What is the next consecutive number in this sequence?

21, 22, 23, 24, 25

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When looking at a series of numbers, we are sometimes tasked with finding a pattern. One of the simplest patterns that can be found in a series is consecutive numbers. Use this assessment to discover how well you understand the concept of consecutive numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your understanding of:

  • What consecutive numbers are
  • The three types of consecutive numbers
  • Finding the next number in a series of consecutive numbers

Skills Practiced

As you complete this assessment, you will practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define what consecutive numbers are
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about consecutive numbers to find the next number in a given sequence
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to identify series of consecutive numbers

Additional Learning

For a quick review of what consecutive numbers are, complete the lesson What Are Consecutive Numbers? - Definition & Examples. After this lesson, you should have a better understanding of:

  • Real-life examples of uses for consecutive numbers
  • The different types of consecutive numbers
  • Difference between consecutive even and odd numbers