# Definitions Of Addition: Add, Addend, And Sum

## Definitions: **Addition**, **Add**, **Addition**, **Addend**, And **Sum**.

A simple example will be used to explain addition definitions. Let's answer the question with an example. Sally gives her teacher, Ms. James, one
apple. Johnny gives Ms. James two apples. How many apples does Ms. James have now?

Sally gives Ms. James one apple:

Johnny gives Ms. James two apples:

How many apples does Ms. James have now?

### How do we show this in integer addition?

- Visually: + =
- Numerically: 1 + 2 = 3

Word | Definition |
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Add | To join two or more numbers together. In the example above, number 1 is added to number 2. |

Addend | One number that is added to another. In the example above, number 1 and 2 are both Addend. |

Sum | The result when two or more numbers are added. In the example above, the sum of 1 and 2 is 3. |

Addition | The plus sign (+) indicates addition. |