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Definition: A number which is involved in addition. Numbers being added are considered to be the addends.

Also Known As: 3 + 2 = 4 The three and the two are the addends.
In the expression a + b + c the a, b, and c are also referred to as the addends.

Examples: What is the missing addend? 3 + __ = 5?
What two addends when added will give a sum of 4? The answer could be 1 + 3, or 2 + 2, or 4 + 0.

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