   Chapter 1.II, Problem 4RE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Add the following numbers.               2 , 359               8 , 511 + 14 , 006 _

To determine

To calculate: The sum of the numbers 2,359, 8,511 and 14,006.

Explanation

Given information:

The given numbers are 2,359, 8,511 and 14,006.

Formula used:

Use the following steps to add the numbers.

Step 01: First write all the numbers in columns such that all the place values are aligned.

Step 02: Add the digits in each column, starting from the right.

If the total is a two-digit number then write its unit digit under the column which is added and carry the tens digit to the column to the left.

Step 03: Check the addition of the number by adding the numbers again from bottom to top.

Calculation:

To add the given numbers, align the numbers as,

2359     851114006_

Add the unit column, 9+1+6=16, the sum of the unit column is 16.

Write the unit digit 6 under the unit column and carry the tens digit 1 to the tens column.

2359     851114006_           6

Now, add the numbers under the tens column along with the carry digit 1.

1+5+1+0=7

Write 7 under the tens column.

2359     851114006_         76

Now, add the numbers under the hundreds column.

3+5+0=8

Write 8 under the hundreds column.

2359     851114006_       876

Now, add the numbers under the thousands column.

2+8+4=14

Write, 4 under the thousands column and carry 1 to the Ten thousands column.

2359     851114006_     4876

Now, add the numbers under the Ten thousand column along with the carry digit 1.

1+1=2

Write 2 under the Ten thousands column.

2359     851114006_   24876

The sum of the given numbers is 24,876

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