# Consecutive integer facts for kids

**Consecutive numbers** are numbers that follow each other in order. They have a difference of 1 between every two numbers. In a set of consecutive numbers, the mean and the median are equal.

If *n* is a number, then the next numbers will be *n+1* and *n+2*.

- Examples

Consecutive numbers that follow each other in order:

- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
- -3, −2, −1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4
- 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

## Consecutive even numbers

Consecutive even numbers are even numbers that follow each other. They have a difference of 2 between every two numbers.

If *n* is an even integer, then *n,* *n*+2, *n*+4 and *n*+6 will be consecutive even numbers.

For example - 2,4,6,8,10,12,14,18 etc.

## Consecutive odd numbers

Consecutive odd numbers are odd numbers that follow each other. Like consecutive odd numbers, they have a difference of 2 between every two numbers.

If *n* is an odd integer, then *n,* *n*+2, *n*+4 and *n*+6 will be consecutive odd numbers.

- Examples

3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, etc.

−23, −21, −19, −17, −15, -13, -11

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