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Basic Addition Lesson 4: Number 4

Here's an easy example:

4
+
1
=
5
 
        
+
  
=
          
 
   Sienna Box   DodgerBlue Box   Teal Box   MediumPurple Box  plus     Turquoise Box  equals     Sienna Box   DodgerBlue Box   Teal Box   MediumPurple Box   Turquoise Box

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


Here's another example:

4
+
2
=
6
 
        
+
    
=
            
 
   SpringGreen Box   Indigo Box   Thistle Box   Chocolate Box  plus     Aqua Box   DeepPink Box  equals     SpringGreen Box   Indigo Box   Thistle Box   Chocolate Box   Aqua Box   DeepPink Box

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


Try this problem.

4
+
3
=
 
        
+
      
=
              
 
   Orchid Box   ForestGreen Box   BurlyWood Box   Maroon Box  plus     DarkSeaGreen Box   Yellow Box   LawnGreen Box  equals     Orchid Box   ForestGreen Box   BurlyWood Box   Maroon Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Yellow Box   LawnGreen Box

We start with four boxes, add three boxes, and now have seven 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:

4 + 1 = 5
4 + 2 = 6
4 + 3 = 7
4 + 4 = 8
4 + 5 = 9
4 + 6 = 10
4 + 7 = 11
4 + 8 = 12
4 + 9 = 13
4 + 10 = 14
4 + 11 = 15
4 + 12 = 16


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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