What Comes Next? Racing Numbers

These race cars are lining up at the starting line. Look at the numbers on the cars.

6 race cars with numbers on top. 1st, a yellow car with #154. Next, black, #134. Then, green, #184. Next, red, #164. Then, yellow #214. Last, black, #194.

What do you notice? What do you wonder? What comes next?

Show or tell what the next few pictures look like. Describe how you know.


The 6th race car has the number 194. Which race car will have the number 294? How do you know?


Create your own number pattern and share it with someone else. Ask them what comes next!