Number patterns are series of numbers that follow a rule. Examples of number patterns include even and odd numbers, square, triangle and cube numbers, multiples as well as number patterns in diagrams.

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Square numbers are formed by multiplying a number by itself.

The first four square numbers are:

A shorthand way of writing a square number is to use the power . For example, can be written as .

Each square number can be represented as a square of dots:

- Question
Write down the next six square numbers (from onwards). Then check your answer.

, , etc.

So the next square numbers are:

, , , , and