What pattern can be seen when multiplying by 10?

1 × 10 = 10

2 × 10 = 20

3 × 10 = 30

4 × 10 = 40

5 × 10 = 50

6 × 10 = 60

7 × 10 = 70

8 × 10 = 80

9 × 10 = 90

Notice that the product of each number multiplied by 10 is that number with a zero on the end.

Applying what we know from the pattern of multiplying by 10, add a zero to 12.

Notice that each number in the pattern has one more zero on the end than the number before it.

Remember, the product of a number multiplied by 10 is that number with a zero on the end.

So, each number in the pattern is the previous number times 10.

The first number in the pattern is 2.

The second number in the pattern is 20, or 2 × 10.

The third number in the pattern is 200, or 20 × 10.

The fourth number in the pattern is 2,000, or 200 × 10.

So, following this pattern, the next number would be 20,000, or 2,000 × 10.