Posted by **jennifer** on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 5:01pm.

what is the next number in the pattern 5,3,7,5,9,7,11?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 5:04pm
5 - 2 = 3

3 + 4 = 7

7 - 2 = 5

5 + 4 = 9

9 - 2 = 7

7 + 4 = 11

What pattern do you see?

What is the next number?

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**uf.tutor6**, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 5:16pm
You are adding 2 to every other number

so 5,3,7,5,9,7,11,?

5 to 7, 7 to 9, 9 to 11

3 to 5,5 to 7,7 to ?

?=9

I hope that makes sense.

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**dylan**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 7:16pm
you add two

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**Anonymous**, Friday, May 27, 2011 at 2:19pm
you are addin 2

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 11:00pm
the next number is 13 if tat helps

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