Add and Subtract Multi-Digit Whole Numbers

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Help young mathematicians see the value in addition and subtraction. Offering one addition and one subtraction problem, this instructional activity walks students step-by-step through the solutions of each, starting in the ones place and working their way up, borrowing and regrouping as needed.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this exercise with small groups of children needing help developing fluency with addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers
  • Work through these examples as guided practice exercise during upper-elementary lessons on addition and subtraction of larger numbers
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource assumes children are familiar with place values up to the millions
Pros

  • The steps involved in each solution are given numerically and explained in writing
  • Example problems include numbers in the thousands, ten thousands, and millions
Cons

  • The written explanations of the solutions may be confusing for younger learners, requiring the teacher to clarify the steps
Common Core