Adding Using a Chart — Let's Practice
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We're diving into the world of adding using a hundreds chart. This method is a great way to visualize addition and make counting easier. Get your paper and pencils ready because today, we're going to practice this together!
What Is a Hundreds Chart?
A hundreds chart is organized with numbers one through one hundred in columns and rows. When you read a hundreds chart, you read it like a book, from left to right, starting from the top. This visual tool helps us see how numbers increase and assists with adding numbers.
Here are the steps to tackle addition using a hundreds chart:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend, or number, on the chart. 
2  Count up the second addend or number. 
3  The number you land on is the sum, or answer. 
4  Check your answer to ensure it makes sense with the problem. 
Let's practice understanding this method with a few examples.
Solving Addition Problems Using a Hundreds Chart – Example
Example 1:
How can you solve 18 + 5 using a hundreds chart?
Steps to Solve the Problem:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend on the chart: 18. 
2  Count up the second addend: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 
3  The number you land on is 23. 
The sum is 23.
Example 2:
How can you solve 24 + 6 using a hundreds chart?
Steps to Solve the Problem:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend on the chart: 24. 
2  Count up the second addend: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 
3  The number you land on is 30. 
The sum is 30.
Example 3:
How can you solve 33 + 4 using a hundreds chart?
Steps to Solve the Problem:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend on the chart: 33. 
2  Count up the second addend: 1, 2, 3, 4. 
3  The number you land on is 37. 
The sum is 37.
Example 4:
How can you solve 45 + 7 using a hundreds chart?
Steps to Solve the Problem:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend on the chart: 45. 
2  Count up the second addend: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 
3  The number you land on is 52. 
The sum is 52.
Solving Addition Problems Using a Hundreds Chart – Application
Now, let's put your skills to the test. Solve these problems on your own, and check the solutions when you're ready!
Solving Addition Problems Using a Hundreds Chart – Summary
Key Learnings from this Text:
 Solving problems using a hundreds chart can be achieved by following these steps:
Step #  Action 

1  Find the larger addend, or number, on the chart. 
2  Count up the second addend or number. 
3  The number you land on is the sum, or answer. 
4  Check your answer to ensure it makes sense with the problem. 
 Mastering the use of a hundreds chart is an important foundational math skill.
Keep practicing these steps, and you'll become a pro at using a hundreds chart to add numbers! Check out more fun math challenges and exercises on our website to continue sharpening your skills.
Solving Addition Problems Using a Hundreds Chart – Frequently Asked Questions
Transcript Adding Using a Chart — Let's Practice
Razzi says get these items ready (...) Because today we're going to practice... Adding using a chart. It's time to begin! Remember that the hundreds chart is organized with numbers one through one hundred in columns and rows. How can you solve eighteen plus five using a hundreds chart? Start with the larger addend, or number on the chart. Then, count up the second addend or number to find the solution. Did you also get twentythree? Let's tackle the next problem! Let's solve twentyfour plus six using a hundreds chart. Start by circling the larger addend, twentyfour, on the chart. Then, count up the second addend, six, to find the solution. Did you also get thirty? Let's practice another problem! How can you solve thirtythree plus four using a hundreds chart? Start by circling the larger addend, or number on the chart. Then, count up the second addend or number to find the solution. Did you also get thirtyseven? Let's tackle the final problem! How can you solve fortyfive plus seven using a hundreds chart? Start by circling the larger addend, fortyfive, on the chart. Then, count up the second addend, to find the solution. Did you also get fiftytwo? Razzi had so much fun practicing with you today! See you next time!
Adding Using a Chart — Let's Practice exercise

Help Razzi add using the number chart.
HintsStart by identifying the larger addend or number, 12 on the chart.
Count up the second addend or number, 4 to find the solution.
Solution Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 12 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 4 to find the solution.

Razzi needs to count blocks.
HintsWhich is the larger addend or number on the chart?
Count up the second addend or number to find the solution.
Solution Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 18 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 7 to find the solution.

More practice adding.
HintsStart by identifying the larger addend or number on the chart.
Count up the second addend or number to find the solution.
Solution22 + 5 = 27
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 22 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 5 to find the solution.
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 37 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 3 to find the solution.
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 56 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 6 to find the solution.

Number chart addition.
HintsWhich is the larger number?
How much should you count up by?
Solution67 + 8 = 75
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 67 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 8 to find the solution.
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 45 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 5 to find the solution.
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 72 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 9 to find the solution.

What are the steps for adding using a number chart?
HintsDo you identify the larger or smaller addend first?
Do you count up or back the second addend?
SolutionSteps for adding using a number chart:
 Start by identifying the larger addend on the chart.
 Count up the second addend.
 Find the solution.

Razzi has a two part problem to solve.
HintsStart at the larger number and count up the second number.
Count up the third number to find the solution.
Solution27 + 5 + 7 = 39
 Start by identifying the larger addend or number, 27 on the chart.
 Count up the second addend or number, 5 to get 32.
 Count up the third number, 7 to find the solution.