Skip Counting

Skip counting in mathematics is a technique taught as a kind of multiplication in reform mathematics textbooks such as TERC and Skip counting is important in the development of fluency in calculation, number sense and as the basis of division & multiplication.

Mostly this technique is called counting by twos (threes, fours, fives, tens etc.).

In skip counting by twos, a person can count to 10 by only naming every other number: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10.