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Basic Addition Lesson 2: Number 2

Here's an easy example:

2
+
1
=
3
 
    
+
  
=
      
 
   Aqua Box   Olive Box  plus     Olive Box  equals     Aqua Box   Olive Box   Plum Box

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


Here's another example:

2
+
2
=
4
 
    
+
    
=
        
 
   Chartreuse Box   Brown Box  plus     Sienna Box   Teal Box  equals     Chartreuse Box   Brown Box   Sienna Box   Teal Box

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


Try this problem.

2
+
3
=
 
    
+
      
=
          
 
   DarkGreen Box   Indigo Box  plus     Cyan Box   GreenYellow Box   YellowGreen Box  equals     DarkGreen Box   Indigo Box   Cyan Box   GreenYellow Box   YellowGreen 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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