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Basic Addition Lesson 5: Number 5

Here's an easy example:

5
+
1
=
6
 
          
+
  
=
            
 
   SeaGreen Box   Aquamarine Box   DarkTurquoise Box   LawnGreen Box   PowderBlue Box  plus     DarkViolet Box  equals     SeaGreen Box   Aquamarine Box   DarkTurquoise Box   LawnGreen Box   PowderBlue Box   DarkViolet Box

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


Here's another example:

5
+
2
=
7
 
          
+
    
=
              
 
   SpringGreen Box   DeepPink Box   SlateBlue Box   Maroon Box   MediumSeaGreen Box  plus     Fuchsia Box   BurlyWood Box  equals     SpringGreen Box   DeepPink Box   SlateBlue Box   Maroon Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Fuchsia Box   BurlyWood Box

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


Try this problem.

5
+
3
=
 
          
+
      
=
                
 
   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   RoyalBlue Box   Violet Box   MediumBlue Box  plus     Orchid Box   Olive Box   Goldenrod Box  equals     DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   RoyalBlue Box   Violet Box   MediumBlue Box   Orchid Box   Olive Box   Goldenrod 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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