What is the opposite of addition?
Adding and Subtracting
Addition is combining two or more numbers together. Subtraction is taking away one number from another. You can use addition and subtraction to solve many problems.
Addition: Adding two or more numbers together. Subtraction: Taking away one number from another. Problem Solving: Using addition and subtraction to find the answer to questions.
What is your favorite type of math problem to solve? Addition, subtraction, or something else?
- Something Else
The first recorded use of addition and subtraction was in Babylonian tablets from over 4000 years ago. The mathematical symbol for addition is “+” and for subtraction it is “-”. The symbol for addition was invented in 1557 by Robert Recorde, a Welsh mathematician.
Draw / write: What are the key differences between addition and subtraction?
Draw / write: How can addition and subtraction be used to solve real-life problems?
What strategies can you use to remember the difference between addition and subtraction?
What are the similarities between addition and subtraction?