# Deduce the Missing Terms in the Sequence

$$NINE$$ + $$5$$

$$EIGHT$$ + $$3$$

$$SEVEN$$ + $$2$$

$$???$$ + $$?$$

$$FIVE$$ + $$1$$

$$????$$ + $$?$$

$$?????$$ -$$?$$

$$???$$ - $$?$$

$$SIX + 3$$
$$FOUR + 0$$
$$THREE - 2$$
$$TWO - 1$$

Reasoning

Of course, the words themselves are simply counting down from 9. The number of letters, plus or minus the number afterwards, equals the number represented by the word.

• Got it!........ – Uvc Jun 25 '19 at 8:39