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Basic Addition Lesson 5: Number 5

Here's an easy example:

5
+
1
=
6
 
          
+
  
=
            
 
   Teal Box   SlateBlue Box   OliveDrab Box   DarkViolet Box   RoyalBlue Box  plus     Wheat Box  equals     Teal Box   SlateBlue Box   OliveDrab Box   DarkViolet Box   RoyalBlue Box   Wheat Box

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


Here's another example:

5
+
2
=
7
 
          
+
    
=
              
 
   Orchid Box   Tan Box   Empty Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumPurple Box  plus     DarkSeaGreen Box   Violet Box  equals     Orchid Box   Tan Box   Empty Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumPurple Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Violet Box

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


Try this problem.

5
+
3
=
 
          
+
      
=
                
 
   Brown Box   DarkOliveGreen Box   Navy Box   DarkBlue Box   Aquamarine Box  plus     Aqua Box   CadetBlue Box   Chocolate Box  equals     Brown Box   DarkOliveGreen Box   Navy Box   DarkBlue Box   Aquamarine Box   Aqua Box   CadetBlue Box   Chocolate Box

We start with five boxes, add three boxes, and now have eight 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:

5 + 1 = 6
5 + 2 = 7
5 + 3 = 8
5 + 4 = 9
5 + 5 = 10
5 + 6 = 11
5 + 7 = 12
5 + 8 = 13
5 + 9 = 14
5 + 10 = 15
5 + 11 = 16
5 + 12 = 17


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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