Video: Solving Story Problems to Find 10 More Than a Given Number

Natalie is filling a piñata for a party. She has 17 candies. Her mom adds 10 more. How many candies will be inside the piñata?

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Natalie is feeling a piñata for a party. She has 17 candies. Her mom adds 10 more. How many candies will be inside the piñata?

We know that Natalie has 17 candies. And her mom gives her 10 more. So to find out how many candies she has inside the piñata, we need to add together 17 and 10. What is 10 more than 17? We could start at 17 on a number line and count forward 10 more. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27. Natalie had 17 candies. Her mom gave her 10 more. She will have 27 candies altogether. 17 and 10 more is 27.

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