Video: Identifying the Next Shape in a Repeating Pattern

Look at the repeating pattern. Which shape comes next?

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Video Transcript

Look at this repeating pattern. Which shape comes next? Is it the pink square or the blue circle?

Let’s look at the repeating pattern. Blue circle, pink square, blue circle, pink square, blue circle, pink square. Have you worked out the repeating part of the pattern? This is the part of the pattern which repeats itself: blue circle, pink square. And then, we get blue circle, pink square again. Which shape would come next in the pattern?

Let’s repeat the pattern to try and find out. Blue circle, pink square, blue circle, pink square, and another blue circle and a pink square. The pattern repeats again. The shape which comes next is the blue circle. We looked at the repeating pattern and found the shape which comes next.

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