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Details for problem "Columnar addition"

Quickname: 3290

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5

Elementary School, Primary School, Middle School.


Columnar addition of multiple summands.


Columnar addition of multiple summands. (Example for this math problem)


A series of natural positive numbers has to be added in written columnar form.

The number of summands and the number of places for the summands can be chosen.

With respect to carries, it may be specified that

- no carries may occur
- carries may only occur every other digit, so that a column where a carry has been added will never produce another carry
- carries may randomly occur.

Topics: Arithmetic Elementary arithmetic Whole Numbers

Tags: Addition

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Number of summands
2, 3, 4
Number of summand digits
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
never, max every other digit, yes

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dw-Math worksheet templates that do contain this problem

Columnar addition
Seven problems on columnar addition with an increasing level of difficulty.

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