# 4th Class Mental Ability Shapes and Patterns Patterns

Patterns

Category : 4th Class

Type I:

How to find the missing term or next term in (number or letter) series to continue the given series?

• Identify the (descending or ascending) order of series. Observe the pattern using operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, skip counting and reverse counting.
• Identify the order of alphabetical series either from A to Z or Z to A.
• Numbering of alphabets either starts from A or starts from Z.
• Skipping letters.

Type II:

How to find the missing number in the pattern?

• To find the missing term in the given pattern, identify the rule followed in rest of the given terms in pattern using mathematical operations (+,- ,x, ~), skip counting and reverse counting.

Type III:

How to find the missing part in the figure pattern?

• Complete the figure pattern by drawing its incomplete part in the pattern.

EXAMPLE

1.    In the number pattern given below, what are the values of p and Q respectively? (a) 27,                          (b) 343, 27                   (c) 27,                          (d) 49, 27

Explanation (a):

Pattern followed in above series is:

$2\times 2\times 2$, $(3\times 3\times 3)$, $4\times 4\times 4,$$5\times 5\times 5,$$6\times 6\times 6,$ $(7\times 7\times 7)$

2.   Which is the missing domino? (a) (b) (c) (d) Explanation (b):

Dots shows is domino on the right side of ______are the uncommon parts of left side pair of domino. 3.   Which is the missing square? (a) (b) (c) (d) Explanation (c):

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