Adding In Any Order Worksheet

Adding In Any Order Worksheet

How to teach Adding In Any Order

Using Adding In Any Order Worksheet, students add two numbers in any order by using pictures to write two different equations.

Knowing how to add numbers in any order is an important skill for students to learn. This skill helps students add quickly and mentally. It also sets the foundation for solving using Order of Operations and algebraic equations.

First, find the same group of pictures in box 1 and box 2. Next, write an equation using box 1 pictures first. Then, write an equation using box 2 pictures first. Challenge yourself by writing a word problem involving one of the equations from the worksheet! Share with your friends to solve each others new problems!

 

Other resources to use with this Adding In Any Order Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about Addition.

Use this Commutative and Associative Properties Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

To introduce this worksheet, review addition facts using Have Fun Teaching Addition Flash Cards.  Next, students share strategies that they can use to solve addition equations. Then, students add individually or with a partner.  Finally, students create their own word problems to match the equations from the worksheet.

Be sure to check out more Adding Worksheets.

 

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