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Basic Addition Lesson 2: Number 2

Here's an easy example:

2
+
1
=
3
 
    
+
  
=
      
 
   DeepSkyBlue Box   Green Box  plus     Green Box  equals     DeepSkyBlue Box   Green Box   Tan Box

We start with two boxes, add one box, and now have three boxes.


Here's another example:

2
+
2
=
4
 
    
+
    
=
        
 
   Lavender Box   DarkOliveGreen Box  plus     SpringGreen Box   Orchid Box  equals     Lavender Box   DarkOliveGreen Box   SpringGreen Box   Orchid Box

We start with two boxes, add two boxes, and now have four boxes.


Try this problem.

2
+
3
=
 
    
+
      
=
          
 
   OliveDrab Box   SandyBrown Box  plus     MediumBlue Box   GreenYellow Box   MidnightBlue Box  equals     OliveDrab Box   SandyBrown Box   MediumBlue Box   GreenYellow Box   MidnightBlue Box

We start with two boxes, add three boxes, and now have five boxes.


In order to do basic addition, you must memorize some equations but fear not: FoxyMath will help you! When you are finished with this lesson, you will know the following equations:

2 + 1 = 3
2 + 2 = 4
2 + 3 = 5
2 + 4 = 6
2 + 5 = 7
2 + 6 = 8
2 + 7 = 9
2 + 8 = 10
2 + 9 = 11
2 + 10 = 12
2 + 11 = 13
2 + 12 = 14


The following exercise will help you learn the above equations and what they mean. Please take your time: take whatever time you need to learn the material.

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