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Know the Addition Words: Sum, Plus and Total

In this worksheet, students will become familiar with the vocabulary related to addition.

'Know the Addition Words: Sum, Plus and Total' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 100

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Worksheet Overview

Adding whole numbers means that we are combining numbers to form a total.


We call the total in addition the sum. The sum always means addition - it is the total of when numbers are added together.


Let's look at an example:

3 + 4 = 7 

The sum of 3 and 4 is 7. 

The sum is what comes after the equals sign in an addition question.  



What is the sum of 13 and 3?



Start at 13 and count 3 forwards.

The sum of 13 and 3 is 16  


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