# 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**

**NOTE:**

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`