What is seven plus four?
Remember that plus is another word
for add. So, we’ve got to add seven and
four. Let’s write these numbers in our
addition sentence. Seven plus four equals what? We’ve got to find the total. To add seven and four, first we
have to find seven on the number line. And we put our counter on the
Now, we have to add four. That means we have to make four
jumps on the number line. And this time that frog isn’t going
to help us, one, two, three, four. So, we started at seven, we added
four, and we ended up at eleven. This means that eleven is equal to
seven plus four.