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What is 3 + 5?

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What is three add five?

We can use pictures to help us add three and five together. The first picture shows the number three. There are three tennis balls. The second picture shows the number five. There are five baseballs. So what is three and five altogether? We start with three tennis balls and we add five baseballs.

Here are our three tennis balls. Let’s draw five baseballs: one, two, three, four, and five, five baseballs. Let’s find the total. We already know there are three tennis balls. So let’s count on from three: three, four, five, six, seven, eight. Which of the answers at the bottom shows eight? This one does.

Three add five equals eight.

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