How to Add on a Number Line

Adding on a Number Line

A number line can be used to add numbers.

Imagine we wanted to add 4 and 3.

How to Add on a Number Line

Adding on a number line is easy.

Question

Use a number line to find 4 + 3.

Step-by-Step:

1

Find 4 on the number line.

4 + 3

2

Move 3 to the right along the number line.

4 + 3

3

Read off the number you have reached.

Answer:

4 + 3 = 7

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