To add numbers, you can line up the numbers vertically and then add the matching places together. This tutorial shows you how to add numbers vertically!

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Background Tutorials

Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.

Place value is a building block of numbers. Without place value, we couldn't keep all our numbers straight! This tutorial introduces place value and shows you the parts of a place value chart.

Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Comparing two large whole numbers can be a chore, but using a place value chart can make the process easier. Take a look at how to line up the digits and figure out which number is larger.

Further Exploration

Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

Subtracting numbers is easier than you might think! Watch this tutorial to see the step-by-step process of lining up the numbers vertically to subtract them.