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Basic Addition Lesson 5: Number 5

Here's an easy example:

5
+
1
=
6
 
          
+
  
=
            
 
   GreenYellow Box   SeaGreen Box   DeepPink Box   SkyBlue Box   Khaki Box  plus     Fuchsia Box  equals     GreenYellow Box   SeaGreen Box   DeepPink Box   SkyBlue Box   Khaki Box   Fuchsia Box

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


Here's another example:

5
+
2
=
7
 
          
+
    
=
              
 
   DarkViolet Box   Peru Box   Wheat Box   Magenta Box   HotPink Box  plus     DarkCyan Box   Teal Box  equals     DarkViolet Box   Peru Box   Wheat Box   Magenta Box   HotPink Box   DarkCyan Box   Teal Box

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


Try this problem.

5
+
3
=
 
          
+
      
=
                
 
   LawnGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Green Box   DarkTurquoise Box  plus     SaddleBrown Box   Violet Box   Maroon Box  equals     LawnGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Green Box   DarkTurquoise Box   SaddleBrown Box   Violet Box   Maroon 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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