# Common core addition - Number bonds

Addition using number bonds uses the concept that “A whole thing is made up of parts”

Numbers can be broken down in lots of different ways.

Example 1

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Sometimes this is drawn with the circled numbers representing 10 complete.

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Example 1

6+7

Example 2

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Example 2

5+8

Example 3

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Example 3

61+29

Example 4

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Example 4

28+43

Example 5

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Example 5

48+23

Example 6

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Example 6

332+85

Example 7

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Example 7

419+275

Example 8

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Example 8

256+137