Hi
The previous post is correct for most of the questions
However,
1 2 5 3 9 5 13 8
gives a patern of +1, +3, +2, +6, 4, +8, 5
This sequence is actually 2 sequences interlinked i.e.
1 5 9 13 increasing by 4 each time
and
2 3 5 8 increasing by 1, then 2, then 3
In the first instance where patterns are not obvious then look for interlinked patterns.
2 2 4 6 10 16 26
gives a pattern of
0 +2 +2 +4 +6 +10
This is a Fibonacci type question where the sum of the previous two numbers gives the next number.
It is worth teaching square number patterns
1 4 9 16 25 36 etc
and cubic number patterns
1 8 27 64 125
I dont think that a child should spend 6 minutes on any question. If she does not have the answer after 2 minutes she should be encouraged to move on. The CD will indicate which questions she did not get right or took a long time to complete. Then, as a parent tutor, it is your role to advise her on how to work it out.
Remember there is one important valid answer to any question that often gets overlooked that is "I don't know". There will always be people on this site who can offer advice.
Regards
Mike
