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Part of video series Addition and Subtraction on a Number Line
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Techniques for doing addition problems.
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This video explains different approaches for adding numbers using a number line. The commutative property is used again. Sometimes it is easier to add numbers that add to 10 first. The instructor calls this “kung fu” math. This is a very useful video for learning how to do mental addition.