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Basic Addition Lesson 2: Number 2

Here's an easy example:

2
+
1
=
3
 
    
+
  
=
      
 
   Aquamarine Box   Navy Box  plus     Navy Box  equals     Aquamarine Box   Navy Box   Purple Box

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


Here's another example:

2
+
2
=
4
 
    
+
    
=
        
 
   Orchid Box   Olive Box  plus     SteelBlue Box   HotPink Box  equals     Orchid Box   Olive Box   SteelBlue Box   HotPink Box

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


Try this problem.

2
+
3
=
 
    
+
      
=
          
 
   CadetBlue Box   Yellow Box  plus     Aqua Box   PowderBlue Box   Chocolate Box  equals     CadetBlue Box   Yellow Box   Aqua Box   PowderBlue Box   Chocolate 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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