# What is the next number in the sequence ___, ___, 16, 25, 36?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 6, 2018

The next number is

#### Explanation:

If we consider the first blank as the first term, then

16 is the third term

25 is the fourth term

36 is the fifth term

We can see that all the numbers shown are perfect squares. We know

So we can find a rule, using

Since

Now to find the 6th term we can use this rule and solve for