# Which number comes next in this series of numbers? 2 3 5 7 11 13 ?

We will use the concept of sequence and series to solve the given question.

## Answer: The next number in this series of numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13,... is 17

Let’s determine the next number in this series.

**Explanation: **

Given series: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, ?

From the given series we observe that the numbers follow a pattern of consecutive prime numbers.

Thus, the missing number in the series will be the next prime number after 13.

We know that the prime number after 13 is 17.

So, the next number in this series of numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, will be 17.