There are 34 students playing in the park. Noah, Liam, and James decide to join them. Find the total number of students.
We know there were 34 students in the park. Then Noah, Liam, and James decided to join them. We have to find the total number of students. We know we started with 34 students. Then, Noah arrived. 34 and one more student makes 35. Next, Liam joined his friends in the park. Now, there are 36 students. Next to arrive to join his friends was James. Now, there are 37 students in the park.
There were 34 students. Three more students arrived, which gives us a total number of 37 students. If there are 34 students playing in a park and three more students decide to join them, the total number of students will be 37. 34 plus three equals 37.