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#### Introduction:

• In this session, you will understand which addition strategy can be used and learn to solve word problems by using different addition strategies that were learned in previous sessions.
1. Solve.

2. Solve.

3. Ashley has 5 blue toys and 9 red toys. How many toys are there with Ashley in all?

Choose a strategy to solve the problem.

We can explain our work and the strategy we used.

Example:

Milan says that he wants to find 8 + 5.

Solution:

Make 10 to add 8 + 5

Let us find this.

#### Doubles Plus:

Let us solve 8 + 5 by using doubles plus.

Solution:

8 + 5

= 3 + 5 + 5

= 3 + 10

= 13

#### Number Line:

We can also solve 8 + 5 by using a number line.

Here we use a number line as well as visual learning.

#### Visual Learning:

Example:

Jake has 9 pink balls and some red balls. He has 17 balls in all. How many red balls does Jake have in all?

9 + 8 = 17.

Activity:

Solve.

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