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Basic Addition Lesson 3: Number 3

Here's an easy example:

3
+
1
=
4
 
      
+
  
=
        
 
 plus     MediumPurple Box  equals     Yellow Box   Empty Box   CadetBlue Box   MediumPurple Box

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


Here's another example:

3
+
2
=
5
 
      
+
    
=
          
 
   DarkCyan Box   Pink Box   Violet Box  plus     Violet Box   Aqua Box  equals     DarkCyan Box   Pink Box   Violet Box   Aqua Box   YellowGreen Box

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


Try this problem.

3
+
3
=
 
      
+
      
=
            
 
   Orchid Box   DeepPink Box   DarkOrchid Box  plus     PowderBlue Box   Sienna Box   Blue Box  equals     Orchid Box   DeepPink Box   DarkOrchid Box   PowderBlue Box   Sienna Box   Blue Box

We start with three boxes, add three boxes, and now have six 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:

3 + 1 = 4
3 + 2 = 5
3 + 3 = 6
3 + 4 = 7
3 + 5 = 8
3 + 6 = 9
3 + 7 = 10
3 + 8 = 11
3 + 9 = 12
3 + 10 = 13
3 + 11 = 14
3 + 12 = 15


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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