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Basic Addition Lesson 2: Number 2

Here's an easy example:

2
+
1
=
3
 
    
+
  
=
      
 
   Gold Box   Brown Box  plus     Brown Box  equals     Gold Box   Brown Box   MediumSpringGreen Box

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


Here's another example:

2
+
2
=
4
 
    
+
    
=
        
 
   MediumBlue Box   DeepPink Box  plus     OliveDrab Box   DarkViolet Box  equals     MediumBlue Box   DeepPink Box   OliveDrab Box   DarkViolet Box

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


Try this problem.

2
+
3
=
 
    
+
      
=
          
 
   Teal Box   SaddleBrown Box  plus     Violet Box   Fuchsia Box   Peru Box  equals     Teal Box   SaddleBrown Box   Violet Box   Fuchsia Box   Peru Box

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

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


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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