# Using a Number Line for Addition & Subtraction

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### A number line can be used to for addition by moving (jumping) _____.

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### 2. Use the number line pictured to solve the following problem: Jeff went fishing and caught 5 silver fish and 4 brown fish. How many fish did he catch in all?

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On this quiz and worksheet combination, you will find questions about subtracting and adding on a number line. You can see if you know how to move on a number line, and you will also be asked to perform both operations on some practice problems.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect the following subjects to appear on this combination quiz and worksheet:

• Addition on a number line
• Subtraction on a number line
• Using a number line to solve word problems

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - remember what you have studied about addition and subtraction
• Problem solving - use a number line to practice with word problems
• Making connections - understand how adding and subtracting are performed on number lines