# Definition of Consecutive Numbers

Consecutive Numbers are numbers which follow each other in order from smallest to largest, and without any interruptions or gaps.

For example,

• $8$, $9$, $10$, $11$ and $12$ are consecutive counting numbers.
• 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th are consecutive ordinal numbers.
• $15$,$17$, $19$ and $21$ are consecutive odd numbers.
• $1$,$4$, $9$ and $16$ are consecutive square numbers.

Note that you cannot find consecutive real or rational numbers.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter C

Author: Subject Coach

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