Spotting any pattern is at the heart of mathematics. It is the core concept to develop an understanding of the students. While there are many patterns that may lead you astray and make you confused about what it is all about, the ability to recognize or identify a particular pattern, especially in objects that extends, is extremely important. It is as simple as identifying a change in a sequence or series. If you feel like you find difficulty in finding the mathematical pattern, here we share with you a few tips to spot the pattern in objects quickly and effectively. Look for the following hints when trying to identify a pattern. A change in the color of the shapes, pictures and objects. If you see a consistent change in the series occurring in events, you have identified the pattern. Follow it to get the final result. Rotation in the series. In a number series, if you find two or more numbers repeating or occurring at the same rate as rotation, know that there is a pattern in there. Change in shape. A change in the shape of the objects is also a hint saying that the series has a pattern. The same goes for the change in size. The changes in the size of an object also refer to a pattern.
When you are facing a pattern that is not in a numeric value, it is often helpful to convert the pattern to numbers. This will help you better see what is going on there. It is often helpful to create a legend or key for yourself. For example: If you were given shapes in the following pattern: circle, square, square, triangle, square, square you could convert this to the numeric pattern value of: 1-2-2-3-2-2. These worksheets explain how to fill in the blanks in simple patterns by shape and/or color. Note: Colored pencils will be required for some of these exercises.