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Addition is an operation that finds the total number when two or more numbers are put together.

In other words, addition is the process to find the sum of two or more numbers.

Examples of Addition

3 and 4 add up to give 7.
50 and 50 add up to give 100.

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Solved Example on Addition

Ques: Add:
31 + 45 + 71 + 2


A. 149
B. 139
C. 147
D. 150 
Correct Answer: A


Step 1: 31 + 45 + 71 + 2 = 149

Real-world Connection for Addition

We use addition in every walk of our life. Addition is used in various fields.
Sam has $5 in one pocket and $7 in another pocket. He wants to buy a book that costs $13. He would immediately add the amounts to check if he has enough money to buy the book.