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What number is 6492 more than 8967?

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What number is 6492 more than 8967?

To find the number that 6492 more than 8967, we need to add the two numbers together. This is an addition problem. And to add these two numbers quickly and efficiently, we can use column edition. To begin with, we can write out both numbers vertically. And this make sure that the digits are in the correct columns: 8967 plus 6492.

We can start by adding the ones digits. Seven plus two equals nine. In the tens column, six tens plus nine tens equals 15 tens. So, we can write five in the tens place and then exchange 10 of our 15 tens for 100. In the hundreds column, we have nine hundreds plus four hundreds. This gives us a total of 13 hundreds. We’ve also got the 100 we’ve exchanged. So that’s 14 hundreds. So, we can write four in the hundreds place and exchange 10 of our 14 hundreds for 1000. Finally, we need to add the thousands. Eight thousands plus 6000 equals 14 thousands. And we’ve also got 1000 that we’ve exchanged underneath. This gives us a total of 15 thousands.

We’ve used column addition to add these two multidigit numbers together. The number that is 6492 more than 8967 is 15459.

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