Video: Using Number Lines to Solve Addition Word Problems with Numbers up to 20

Victoria was playing a game. First, she moved her counters 4 spaces forward. Then she moved it 7 spaces forward. How many spaces from the start is her counter?

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Victoria was playing a game. First, she moved her counters four spaces forward. Then she moved it seven spaces forward. How many spaces from the start is her counter?

Victoria started at zero and moved forward four spaces. Zero plus four equals four. Then starting at four, Victoria moved forward seven spaces. Four plus seven equals 11. Victoria’s counter is 11 spaces from the start.

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