Common Core Math Vocabulary

Sum - Definition with Examples

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What is sum? 
In mathematics, sum can be defined as the result or answer we get on adding two or more numbers or terms

Here, for example, addends 8 and 5 add up to make the sum 13.

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  Fun Facts

  • The sum of the opposite sides of a die is always seven. Go ahead, roll, and check!
 

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Little Bella had money she could spend, 
Number of coins and notes, she penned, 
She then put them together as addends,
To find the total sum of money, in the end!
 

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While taking your child to the school or the supermarket, play the number plate game with him. Ask him/her to add the digits of the number on the number plate of the car they see in front. Evaluate by checking his/her answer.
 

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