# One More Than

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## Basics on the topicOne More Than

Do you know what "one more than" means? In this text you will learn what ‘one more than’ means. Additionally, watch this video and practice with ‘one more than a number’ worksheets to learn about adding more.

## Adding 1 More Than – Definition

Adding 1 to any given number means that you end up with one more than before.

When we talk about ‘more’ we are adding to what we already have. Adding one means to put another item in the group that you already have.

Imagine you have two candies, and a friend gives you one more. Now you have three candies! One more than two is three.

## One More Than – Method

When adding one more than;

• Always start with the first number.
• Then, add one more by counting.
• Finally, find the total number.

## One More Than – Examples

‘One more than’ strategy works for any number - no matter how small or large. Let’s have a look at a couple of examples:

Starting number One more than the starting number
5 6
22 23
0 1
125 126
99 100

## One More Than – Importance in Foundational Math

Just like learning to walk before you run, understanding "one more than" helps you become a math superstar as you grow. Understanding “one more than” lays the foundation for secure number sense and place value understanding. With secure understanding of these areas, one is able to successfully move on to working with bigger numbers and more sophisticated math questions.

## Practical Applications of "One More Than"

Let's see how we use "one more than" in our daily lives!

“One More Than” is a straightforward strategy to apply when shopping. When you're in a toy store and you have one toy, but you pick up another one, you now have "one more than" the first toy.

It is also easy to use “One More Than” in real-life Situations, when talking about age, height, and other measurements On your next birthday, you'll be "one more than" your age now. So, if you are 4 years old now, you'll be 5 on your next birthday.

## One More than – Summary

Every big journey starts with a single step. In our math journey, "one more than" is that important step. It's like a magic key that opens the door to bigger and more fun math adventures.

To be able to use the method of “adding 1” to get to “one more than” successfully, always remember to use the following steps:

Step # What to do
1. Always start with the first number
2. Add one more by counting.
3. Find the total number.

## One More than – Frequently Asked Questions

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## One More Than exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video One More Than .
• ### Select which picture shows one more.

Hints

Use your fingers to find one more.

Hold up 3 fingers, then add one more.

Solution

Use your fingers to find one more.

1. Hold up 3 fingers.
2. Hold up one more finger.
3. You have 4 fingers up in all.
So, one more than 3 is 4.

• ### Highlight the cake that shows one more than 6.

Hints

One more means adding one to what you already have.

The correct cake has one more than 6.

Solution

One more than 6 is 7.

You can draw 6 circles, hold up 6 fingers or draw one a number then, then add one more, you get 7.

• ### Write one more in the blank.

Hints

Use a number line, pictures or your fingers to find one more.

Draw the given number using pictures, then draw one more. How many do you have in all?

Solution

One more means we add one to the given number.

You can use a number line, pictures or your fingers to find one more.

• ### Match the given number to the number that is one more.

Hints

Draw pictures to help you find one more.

Draw the given number. Add one more. Count how many you have in all.

Solution

You can use a number line, pictures or your fingers to find one more.

Look at the given number. Add one more. Then count how many you have in all.

• ### What does one more mean?

Hints

When you add one more the number gets bigger.

Adding one more means you add to what you have.

Solution

One more means adding one to what you have.

If you have 5 brownies and you add one more, you have 6 brownies.

You can use a number line, pictures or your fingers to find one more.

• ### Can you find two more than the given number?

Hints

Use your fingers to find two more.

Show the given number on your fingers. Add two more fingers.

Solution

You can use your fingers to determine one more and two more.

Hold up the given number on your fingers. Then, add two more fingers.