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Surf for More Math


Lesson 6: Using Mental Math to Add

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while practising using mental math strategies to add 2-digit numbers. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Add 2-digit numbers by adding tens and then adding or subtracting ones.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 70–71

Instructions for Use

Addition Attack invites students to solve 1- and 2-digit addition problems to stop aliens from landing.

Click “Go,” read the game instructions, then click “Go” again. Read the addition problem at the top of the screen, then, using your mouse, move the cannon below your answer. Click the mouse to shoot at the correct answer, then answer the next problem. Note that the cannon needs to be directly below the answer to hit it.