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Ch 3: Addition and Subtraction

About This Chapter

Before moving on to more complicated math topics, make sure your students understands addition and subtraction with this fun chapter. Students can view our short lessons to get help with a homework assignment or prepare for an exam.

Addition and Subtraction - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides an overview of basic addition and subtraction, including the steps necessary to perform both functions. Within the lessons, students can find special tips for adding and subtracting numbers with four or more digits to help make these larger operations easier. This chapter prepares your student to do the following:

  • Use regrouping to complete four-digit subtraction
  • Solve addition and subtraction problems using mental math
  • Complete addition and subtraction problems using rounding skills
  • Answer multi-step math problems that use addition and subtraction

Our easy-to-follow lessons are designed by professional instructors who understand how to teach young learners. Use the self-assessment quizzes to gauge how well your students understand this material. Our printable transcripts and text lessons make excellent study guides that your student can review offline at any time. The lessons and quizzes can be used as many times as your students need until they have fully mastered these concepts.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: Addition and Subtraction
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

1. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

2. How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

Subtraction is one of the basic operations in math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can view and understand subtraction so that you can easily perform it.

How to Add Two Numbers with Four or More Digits

3. How to Add Two Numbers with Four or More Digits

So, you already know how to add two-digit numbers and now you're ready to move on to something harder? In this lesson, you will learn how to add two numbers that have four or more digits!

4 Digit Subtraction with Regrouping

4. 4 Digit Subtraction with Regrouping

This lesson will cover 4 digit subtraction. We'll talk about the step by step process for solving these types of problems, including how you can use regrouping to help.

Mental Math: Addition and Subtraction

5. Mental Math: Addition and Subtraction

After watching this video lesson, you will get better at adding and subtracting numbers in your head without a calculator. Learn how breaking apart your addition and subtraction problems makes them easier and quicker to solve in your head.

Estimating a Difference by Rounding

6. Estimating a Difference by Rounding

After studying this lesson, you will understand rounding basics. You'll also learn how to quickly solve subtraction problems by using your rounding skills.

Solving Multi-Step Problems with Addition & Subtraction

7. Solving Multi-Step Problems with Addition & Subtraction

In a multi-step addition or subtraction problem, you need to perform more than one mathematical operation. In this lesson, learn how to solve multi-step problems and practice your new skills with some practice problems.

Chapter Practice Exam
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