What is a Pattern in Math? - Definition & Rules Video


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What is a math pattern?

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1. What is the rule for the following pattern: 4, 8, 12, 16, ... ?

2. What is the next number in the number pattern: 50, 100, 150, 200, ... ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pattern are a key part of math, and understanding them can greatly improve your mathematical skills. Use this brief assessment to test your comprehension of mathematical patterns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, you will test your understanding of:

  • What math patterns are
  • Rules of math patterns
  • How to find the next number in a sequence
  • Shape patterns

Skills Practiced

A few skills tested with this assessment include:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mathematical patterns and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as math pattern
  • Making connections - use your understanding of rules of math patterns to identify sequences

Additional Learning

Discover more about math patterns by studying the lesson that accompanies this quiz, What is a Pattern in Math? Definition & Rules. With this lesson, you will improve your understanding of the following:

  • How patterns in math work
  • The definition of a rule
  • A common type of math pattern