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CLIP 2928

Adding multiple-digit numbers

Adding multiple-digit numbers
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Key Info
  • Adding multiple-digit numbers
  • Duration: 04:41
  • An animation explaining how to mentally add multiple-digit numbers together. In his quest to release Princess Amber from the Evil Ruler who has imprisoned her, Captain Calamity must complete a test. He must return the eye diamond to Turtle Island. To get to the island he must pay the boatman in pizza. He gets pizza from three different stalls and altogether has 26 + 34 + 28 pizzas. One efficient way of adding these together is demonstrated. Next, rabbits must be provided as payment to a guide for Turtle Island - 130 rabbits plus 126 rabbits are calculated to equal 256. Again the process for the calculation is explained.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Calculations: Addition

  • Keywords: add, adding, addition, number, together, many, total, extra, makes, equals, two digit, three digit
Ideas for use in class
  • This would be useful when exploring efficient ways of mentally adding two or more multiple digit numbers together.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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