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## How do you teach doubles math facts?

Use number stories to help your students learn their doubles facts. By drawing the problem, students see that these facts are just doubling the number. Once children have grasped the concept for the double facts through to 4, revise doubling 4 and introduce doubling 5, 6 and 7.

**What are addition doubles facts?**

Double Facts are additions in which a number is added to itself. For example, 1 + 1, 2 + 2 etc. Internalizing double facts are helpful building blocks in developing fluency in adding single digit numbers.

### What are doubles 3/4 facts?

Doubles: A number added to itself; for example, 3 + 3 or 4 + 4. Doubles plus 1: A number added to itself plus one; for example, 3 + 4 or 4 + 5.

**What are ten facts in math?**

Two children are napping.” Make Ten facts are pairs of numbers that equal 10. Being able to instantly recognize combinations that make 10 — for example, 3 + 7 = 10— helps when adding 30 + 70 = 100 or 43 + 7 = 50. Add Ten facts (10 + 3, 7 + 10) apply when 10 is added to a single-digit number.

#### How does knowing doubles facts help you with solving near doubles facts?

Near Doubles are those addends that are almost a double fact. So, 4+5 is very close to 4+4. Students can easily recall that the double fact for 4+4=8 and by adding one more, they quickly know that 4+5=9. These are math fact tools that can help second graders add within 20.

**Why are doubles facts important?**

Memorizing doubles facts will help them manipulate numbers and empower them to use multiple strategies to approach math problems. Review with your children that a doubles fact is a number sentence that repeats the same addend, such as 3 + 3 = 6 or 8 + 8 = 16.

## What is a doubles fact for 6 7?

Use doubles facts to help you find sums. If you know 6 + 6, you can find 6 + 7. 7 is 1 more than 6. So 6 + 7 is 1 more than 6 + 6.

**What is a doubles fact for 7 8?**

The Using Doubles strategy involves decomposing one addend to make a double with the other addend. For example 7 + 8 is the same as 7 + 7 plus 1 more. Double ten frames are great for exploring the strategy.