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Dayalbagh Elementary School Math Teachers guided by Nam P. Bhatia Department of Mathematics University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Visiting Teacher, Day Boarding School Dayalbagh, Agra, India March 1, 2013

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Acknowledgment

The author is most grateful and most humbly acknowledges the motivation, encouragement and advice provided by Professor Prem Saran Satsangi Sahab, the chairman of the Education Advisory Committee, Dayalbagh. It was at his urging during my visit to Dayalbagh in the summer of the year 2004 that I got associated with the Day Boarding School in Dayalbagh. His remark that our students lack proper understanding of the fundamentals (or foundations) of mathematics has since motivated my association and work at the Day Boarding School. The Day Boarding School in Dayalbagh caters to students in grades VIXII. My initial work, naturally therefore, concentrated on the development of foundational materials and workshops on the foundations of school mathematics suitable for these levels. The notes prepared by me for the ongoing summer mathematics workshops at the Day Boarding School were published by the Dayalbagh Educational Institute (deemed university) in 2010 in book form with the title ”Foundations of School Mathematics”. This book has three chapters, namely, 1. Sets and Counting, 2. Geometry and Measurement, and 3. The Real Numbers and the Number Line. This book provides the basis for the ongoing mathematics workshops for grades VI-XII. Further ongoing work for Grades VIXII is motivated by the exhortation of Professor Prem Saran Satsangi Sahab made on the report of the workshops submitted on July 3, 2007: “I hope the participating math-teachers would produce small text books that focus on the most powerful and generative ideas with emphasis on concepts and fundamentals presented in a careful sequence, as opposed to bulky text books cramped with forgettable details”. During these summer workshops, it became clear that the incoming students in grade VI were not ready for the foundational material as exposed in the above noted book and summer workshops. Moreover, the medium of instruction in our schools being Hindi made it diﬃcult for the students to comprehend the material, particularly at grade levels VI-IX. Though progress has been and is being made with the help of some Hindi translations, but it is slow. Furthermore, we realize that most current text books cater to the syllabi but do not provide the insights and understanding of the foundations which the great teachers, mathematicians, and successful practitioners of mathematics use to do their i

This workshop focused on teacher presentations of the methodology and content of mathematics. The notes prepared for grade VI with the title ”Number Systems and Arithmetic” provided the material for these workshops. Encouragement and support of the REI Managing Committee in the above eﬀorts is gratefully acknowledged.August 2. These workshops were carried out at the Distance Education Center during February 6-11. Follow up primary school math teachers meetings brought about the proposal that WORKSHEETS for each of the grades I-V be prepared in Hindi for use in elementary school math teaching. Most of the existing textbooks commonly used in our schools and colleges are of little or no help in this. 2012. . Attempts were made to develop material for the grade VI students attending the summer workshops to cover the elementary school mathematics material with insights in the foundations. We only know that successful practice of any art or science requires and is based on a deep intuitive understanding of the foundations. Notes prepared for this purpose titled ”Number Systems and Arithmetic” were ﬁrst used in summer workshops in 2011. 2012. This is acquired through contact with teachers and through self eﬀort and reﬂection on the subject. 2013. N. It soon became apparent that curriculum changes at the elementary school level will be more eﬀective. the books being used at present were critically examined on methodology and content. Bhatia February 15. Teacher meetings were arranged(this included the Day Boarding School Math teachers and the elementary school math teachers) to exchange ideas as to how the content of these notes may be used in classroom activity. Finally. Another Dayalbagh Primary School Mathematics Teachers Workshop was arranged in the period July 25. So a proposal was made to conduct workshops for elementary school teachers where the elementary school math material is covered with foundations.P. Such an understanding of the fundamentals of mathematics is crucial in applications and for problem solving skills.ii ACKNOWLEDGMENT work.

four. Most children. subtraction. Measuring involves geometric shapes and their size. the basic activity by which we keep track of our possessions and advance our perception of the universe we all live in or are conscious of during our wakeful condition. multiplication and division on them through their use in counting and measuring. or a tree. an apple. 2013. The worksheets are not a replacement of prescribed texts and do not change the syllabi for these grades. get their ﬁrst lesson in counting from the mother. two. Visualizations is recognized as the most eﬀective means to develop and teach the number systems and the arithmetic operations on them. or any other single object or item imaginable. subtraction. iii . This lesson essentially begins when the mother makes the child learn the number ‘one’ associated with a single object. be it a ball. ﬁve. three. N.P. eight. The current texts use visualization for this purpose but they do not bring out even the meaning of the notation in use. The main goal of Primary School Mathematics education is to bring home to the students effectively the meaning of these numbers and the basic operations of addition.Preface Mathematics education in Elementary Schools mainly deals with counting and measuring. Here the number ‘one’ is the count of any collection of objects that contains a single object. These worksheets are designed to help students in elementary schools not only to acquire the necessary skills in carrying out eﬃciently the operations of addition. This issue of the worksheets is for grade I. nine. before joining an elementary school. seven. and ten’. We use visualization extensively to bring out the key properties of arithmetic operations which are usually neglected in current texts. Bhatia February 15. It will be followed by worksheets for grades II . multiplication. The activity of counting and measuring is carried out primarily through the use of numbers called ’the natural numbers’ and ’the fractions’. and ends with the learning of the ﬁrst ten counting numbers ‘one. six. The number ‘ten’ is the count of the ﬁngers on both hands. division but to develop an intuitive understanding of the number systems and the operations within those number systems that provide the language for expressing the results of counting and measuring.V.

iv PREFACE .

. . .1 Addition . . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . . . . . . .1 Examples of Straight Counting . . . . . . . . .2. . . . . . .2 Worksheet 2: Line displays and position number . . . . . . . . . 1. . . . . . 1. . 2. . . . .3 Exercises . . .4 The succession of numbers . . . .3. . . . .1. . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . 1. . .2. . . . . . . . . etc . . . counting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . 2.3 Worksheet 3: Counting pairs and triples. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . .2 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The count of a collection. . . . . .3 Subtraction . . . . . . .5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . .3 Worksheet 3: Straight Counting. . . . . . . 1. . . . . . .2 Forming and counting triples . . . . . . . . . . .2 Exercises . . .5 Addition and Subtraction . . . . . . . 1. . .1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . .1 Examples and Exercises: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Exercises . . i iii 1 twelve counting . . . 2. . .1 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . .1 Finding the count of a given collection . . . 2.2 Line displays for counting . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . . .1 Forming and counting pairs . . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Worksheet 1: The succession of counting numbers . 1. . . . . .2 Exercises . . . . 1. . . . . .1. . . . . . .5. . .4. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Exercises .1. 1. 1. . 1. . . . . . . . . v . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . 2. . . . . . . . . . .2. . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Exercises . . . . . . . . . .2 Worksheet 2: Counting . 1. . .4 Worksheet 4: The ﬁrst twenty ﬁve numbers and 1. . . . . .1 Worksheet 1: Getting ready to count. The ﬁrst numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. . 1 1 2 3 3 3 4 5 6 8 8 9 10 10 13 13 15 15 16 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 24 2 Class 2 Worksheets 2. . . . . . . . .5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.Contents Acknowledgment Preface 1 Class 1 Worksheets 1. . . . . . . . . . 1. . .1. . . . . . . .

.6 2.5. . . . .7. . The Number Line: . . . . .4. ’>’. . . . . . .7. . . . . .5. . . . 2. . . . . . .9 Adding more than two numbers . . . 2. . . . . . . . . .11 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Using the symbols ’=’. .1 Visualizing Multiplication and its Properties: . . . .8 Exercises . . . . . . . . . .2 Adding any number . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Subtracting any number . . . . . . . .5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 POINTS: . . . . . . . . . . . . .10. . . . . . . . and ’<’ . . . Worksheet 10. . . . . . . . .7 Place values in three digit numbers . . . . . . . . .3 Visualizing Division and its Notation . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. .1 Exercises: . . . . . . .3.2 Place value for two digit numbers . 2. . . . . . . 2. . 2. .7. .1 The measuring scale or Ruler. . . . . 2.3 Addition Exercises: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9. . Worksheet 5: Using Straight Counting to Add or Subtract . . . . . .2 The order among Whole Numbers .10. . 2. . .7. . . .9. . . 2. .2 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12. . . . . 2. . . 2. .7. .7.10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 2.9. . . . . .1 How are fractions used to represent parts of a whole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Worksheet 7: Selling Almonds . . .6 exercises . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . .13. . . . . . . . . .6 Exercises . . . . . . . Worksheet 4: Addition and Subtraction . . . .7. . . . . . . .10 Exercises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 24 25 25 28 29 30 30 31 32 33 33 34 34 34 35 35 36 37 37 38 38 39 39 40 40 42 42 45 46 47 48 50 50 50 51 51 52 53 53 53 55 57 57 57 58 . . . . . . .5 2. . . . . . . . . . Worksheet 12. . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . Fractions and fractional measures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Adding two digit numbers using place value . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . = . . . . . . . . . . . . Worksheet 6: Counting in Groups and The Place Value Notation 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Principles of measurements of lengths . .5 Subtraction Exercises. . . . . . . . . . .11. . . .7 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 2. 2. . . . . . . .13. 2. .7. . . .4 Exercises . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . >. . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . .6. . . . . . . . .7. .8 2.5. . . . . Area Measure . . . . . . . .9. 2. . . . . . . . .6. . . . . . . . .9.1 Adding or Subtracting 1 . . . .4 Exercises . . . .4. . . . .4 Addition Exercises . . .3 CONTENTS A Most Important Observation about counting and the Count of a Collection . . .7. . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . Worksheet 8: Multiplication and Division . . . . Measurements . 2. . . . . Worksheet 11. . . .5. . . .1 The concept of an empty collection and its count . . . . . . . .4 2. . .2 Exercises .5 Subtraction using place value . . . . . . . . 2. . . . .vi 2. 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . 2. . . . .9. . . . . . . . . . 2. 2. . . . . .3 Exercises: . 2. . .3 Exercises . . . . .5 Products and Factors . . .2 PLANES: . . . . . .6. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . . . . . . .1 Examples and Exercises . . . 2. . Worksheet 5: The Order among numbers: Meaning of <. . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . .13. .15 Shapes of some surfaces and solids . . . . .13. . . . . . . 2. . . 2. . . . .CONTENTS 2. . . . . .13. .4 Curves and Paths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . .5 Simple open and Simple closed Curves .6 A characteristic property of lines and segments 2. . . . . . . . . . . .13. . . . . . . . .14 Plane Curves . . .1 Equality of Curves in a Plane: . . . vii 58 58 59 60 60 63 65 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14. . . 2. . . . .3 SPACE: . .

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. The ﬁrst twelve counting numbers One 1 two 2 three 3 four 4 ﬁve 5 B. and ’123’ is a number. i. The ﬁrst twelve counting numbers. Thus ’BOOT’ is an English word. 3. 1 . C. The count of the English alphabet is twenty six or the number 26.e. numbers are written using the numerals 0. 1.1 Worksheet 1: Getting ready to count.. 2. Using numerals the number ten is written as 10. while there are ten numerals which have the same count ten as the number of ﬁngers on both hands of a person. whereas the number ten.. . 10 is a two digit number as it uses the numerals 1 and 0. 5. The numbers 11 and 12 are also two digit numbers. written in words. Complete the succession of the ﬁrst ten counting numbers in the following table by providing the missing word and or the missing number form. .. 9. The ﬁrst ﬁve counting numbers in words and numerals are Just as English words are written using the English alphabet A. 6. 8. 1.1.Chapter 1 Class 1 Worksheets 1. 7. and their corresponding number forms are: one 1 two 2 three 3 four 4 ﬁve 5 six 6 seven 7 eight 8 nine 9 ten 10 eleven 11 twelve 12 Note that the ﬁrst nine numbers are single digit numbers.1 Exercises 1. 4.

. 9 ten 10 eleven .. N. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS four 4 ﬁve .... eight 8 . Complete the succession of the ﬁrst twelve counting numbers in the following table one . A display of objects along a line (here English alphabets) in the above picture is: A P Q R S B C Such a display of objects in a collection is called a line display... Similarly. . P A Q S B C R It is sometimes convenient to display the objects (here some English alphabets) in a given collection along a line... M . 6 . ....... A. But the line display N A M or the line display N A A A M is not a correct line display.. numbers are line displays of numerals. whereas 1212 is a number. .. 6 .... Another line display of the objects in the same collection is P A Q S R C B This shows that there are many many possible line displays of the objects in a given collection. . four 4 ﬁve ....2 Line displays for counting The exhibit below is a collection of some of the English alphabets... 12 1.. . . For example DADA is a word. eight 8 . 2 three .. . A correct line display contains each object in the collection exactly once. Thus N A A M and M A A N are correct line displays of the collection containing the English letters A. CHAPTER 1..1.. 9 ten 10 2. Can you see why? English words are formed using line displays of some of the English alphabet. 2 three ....2 one 1 ...

A P Q R S B C .4 The succession of numbers In the succession of the counting numbers 1. 2 the second counting number. Each line display is an English word. where each numeral is used exactly once. The word DDA is not a very familiar word. Write all words using the letters in the word M AD.1.3 Exercises 1. 5. 4. 10. 6 the second numeral. 10 the tenth. 7. 3. 4. 6. 1. 3. Write all numbers using each of the numerals 5. THE FIRST TWELVE COUNTING NUMBERS3 1. and 7 the third numeral.1.1. exactly once. 2. and so on. and DDA. In a given line display of objects like that of the English alphabet below A P Q R S B C we say that A is the ﬁrst alphabet in the display. Write all the numbers where each of the numerals 1 and 2 is used exactly once.1. Answer: 12 and 21. 6. 2. 8. 11. 2. S is the ﬁfth alphabet in the display. Exhibit the alphabet in the picture below in all possible line displays. 5 is the ﬁrst numeral. but it is a word. The number 21 is called ’twenty one’. and 12 the twelve th counting number. A D D Answer: The various line displays are: ADD. 1. Identify the third and seventh alphabet in the line display below. And in a number like 567. 3. Here ADD and DAD are familiar words. Write all the numbers using each of the numerals 1. Write all numbers that can be obtained by a line display of the numbers 1. 2. 12 the number 1 is called the ﬁrst counting number. DAD. . WORKSHEET 1: GETTING READY TO COUNT. etc.5 Exercises 1. The number 12 is called ’twelve’. 11 the eleventh.1. 1. Thus 9 is the ninth. 2. 9. 7. 5.

9. the second is called a square. For example the count of the collection of special curves line displayed below is 5. and ﬁfth curves in the display above of special curves. . 3. The objects in the line display below are very special curves. seventh. the third a triangle. the fourth an ellipse. The number assigned is called the count of the collection. Identify and display the ﬁrst. The next line display of successive numbers 1. 5. 4. and 5 is also the count of the alphabet in the next line display. Identify the third. 10. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS 2. Question: Draw and name the fourth curve in the above line display of curves. second. is paired with 1.. 4. 3.2 Worksheet 2: Counting Counting means assigning a unique number to a given collection. and 5 shows the pairing as pointed out by the in-between up-down arrows. 11. as well as that of the collection of the alphabet. 4. The assigning of a unique number to a given collection is done by pairing objects in the given collection with the successive numbers 1. 7. 2. 2. The last number 5 in the pairing gives the count of the collection of curves. 8. and eighth numeral in the number 75757575. 6. The ﬁrst curve in the display is called a circle. and the ﬁfth a rhombus. 3. third.4 CHAPTER 1. Answer: It is an ellipse. 12. Thus the letter A is paired with the ﬁrst number 1 and so also the ﬁrst curve (the circle) above. What are their names? 1. etc.

for the collection. WORKSHEET 2: COUNTING 5 A P Q R S 1 2 3 4 5 1. Note further that the above collection of alphabets can be line displayed and counted in ﬁve . The number 7 being the last number with which the last object is paired. In the display below of objects (here some English alphabets) each object (i.e.1 Finding the count of a given collection It is not necessary to line display the objects in a collection for pairing with successive numbers. is the count of the collection. In the example above the count is 7. The pairing begins with the ﬁrst counting number 1 and ends with the number 7.2. P (1) A(2) Q(3) S (4) B (5) C (6) R((7) In this pairing. namely 7. labeled..2. The pairing could be displayed in line display format as follows P (1) A(2) Q(3) S (4) B (5) C (6) R(7) A diﬀerent pairing as given below in line display format is A(1) P (2) Q(3) R(4) S (5) B (6) C (7) It gives the same count. or tagged) with the successive counting numbers shown in the bracket after the alphabet. One should note that any line display of the objects gives a pairing with counting numbers as described above and any such pairing gives the same count for the given collection.1. the successive numbers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 have been used. and each object (here alphabet) is paired with a diﬀerent number than that of the other. This may be done in any suitable way. alphabet) is paired (identiﬁed.

However. This count of possible line displays is a big number which is written as 5082.2. 1. The count of all possible displays is twelve.2 Exercises O O T. Count the triangles in the line display . but the count of the collection of all possible displays is 12. 12. You will learn such bigger numbers later. and the count of all possible line displays is a very large number. i. the number 4. Count the curves in the line display 4.e. Here the count of the collection of alphabets is 4. What is the count of the alphabets in each display? How many displays are there? Answer: The possible line displays are display 1: display 2: display 3: display 4: display 5: display 6: display 7: display 8: display 9: display 10: display 11: display 12: B B B T T T O O O O O O O O T O O B B O T T O B O T O O B O O T B O B T T O O B O O T B O B T O In each display the count of alphabets is Four. 1. remember that the count of the alphabets displayed above is the number seven written 7 but the line displays are many.e. i. Count the alphabets in the word B 2. Exhibit all possible line displays of the alphabets in the word B O O T . CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS thousand eighty two diﬀerent ways and each will give the same count 7 for the collection.6 CHAPTER 1. 3.

How many A’s are in the name D A Y A L B A G H 10. Count the dots in the display 8.1. How many apples from the basket are not displayed? Display the remaining apples from the basket (use one A for each remaining apple) on the dotted line. Count the dots in the display 7.2. . Count the alphabets used in the word BISCU IT . The display of the six apples ends with a vertical bar | followed by a dotted line. How many letters are there in the word DISP LAY M AT H ? 11. WORKSHEET 2: COUNTING 5. In the picture below six of the apples in the basket are line displayed where each letter A represents an apple. 9. There are ten apples in a basket. Count the numbers in the display 5 4 1 2 8 3 9 6 7 10 7 6.

Clearly.. . For example. It is important to realize that diﬀerent collections can have the same count.3. 1. given a bag of almonds. Then remove another two from the bag to give them to another person.. Word Answer: ...1 Worksheet 3: Counting pairs and triples.... How many pairs of big dots can be formed? Is there an unpaired dot left? 2. To see the answer for a given collection. Note that there are four pairs of big dots in the collection of nine big dots and one big dots remains without pairing. So. A B A B A B A B A B A B A B What is the count of each collection? Write the answer as a word and as a number... How many Bananas are line displayed in the picture below: .. Number Answer: ..... 12. we can say that there are four pairs of dots and one unpaired dot in a collection of nine dots. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS A A A A A A |.. If we keep removing two almonds at a time then how many persons may get two almonds each from the bag.8 CHAPTER 1. where each pair picked is boxed. it is convenient to line display the items as shown below for the case of the nine big dots (line displayed below): The picture below shows the grouping in pairs (two big dots in each group).. Display six big dots in a line display. For example if there were three almonds in the bag to start with.... etc Forming and counting pairs Any two items in a collection form a pair. we may remove two almonds from the bag and give it to somebody or put them aside.. For example the collection of A’s and the collection of B ’s that are line displayed below have the same count.. 1.. the answer depends on how many almonds were in the bag to start with..3 1. then after the ﬁrst removal of two almonds we will be left with only one almond in the bag and no other person can get two almonds from the bag. ......

You have ﬁve coins in your pocket. There are four birds sitting on a branch of a tree. WORKSHEET 3: COUNTING PAIRS AND TRIPLES. How many pairs of apples can be obtained from a collection of eleven apples? Are any apples left after all possible pairs are formed? 1. How many pairs of birds are there on the branch? Are any birds left without pairing? 2. sub-collections each containing three objects) from a given collection. apples. one may obtain triples of objects (i. How many of your friends get three pistachios each? What is left for you? If you give three pistachios each to three of your friends. You have twelve pistachios in a bag.3. You have ten almonds in a bag. The following picture shows that one can form three triples out of a collection of eleven big dots and two remain as not part of a triple. birds. How many pairs of apples are there? 4. In the above examples the big dots represent objects. toys.. How many pairs of apples can be obtained from a collection of twelve apples? Are any apples left after all possible pairs are formed? 4. The following picture shows that one can form three triples out of a collection of nine big dots. You have eleven pistachios in a bag. How many pairs of coins you have? 3. ETC 9 How many pairs of Bananas can you form? How many are left without pairing? 3. You see twelve apples in a basket. Hoe many friends get three pistachios? How many are left for you? 6. how many will be left for you? . 1. sticks.3. etc.2 Forming and counting triples Just as one can form pairs of objects from a given collection.e. How many of your friends can get three almonds each? How many almonds you will have left? 5. You distribute three pistachios each to your friends..1. You give three pistachios each to each of your friends. One may use and practice using any objects like balls.

The symbol 10 for the number ten. eleven. Write the numerical form of each given number below: thirteen . eighteen . nine (9) ten (10). twenty-two (22).. twenty-one (21). twenty-four (24). shows one group of ten and no (i. The spoken word as written is followed by its numeric version expressed in round brackets below: one (1). 1.. three (3). So let us practice counting by tens and relating it to the numbers ten. eighteen (18). the numeral 1 on the left indicates that you have 1 group of ten.. i. seven (7). two single objects among the twelve objects. two (2). eleven and twelve. This is depicted below in the line displays of twelve. then you may form one group of ten and will be left with two objects.4. four (4). seventeen (17). The numeral 2 on the right indicates that you have. twenty-three ..10 CHAPTER 1. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS Counting in groups of ten is the basis for the number notation. Similarly.. twenty-ﬁve (25).. Note that the singles box on the right in the last display is empty and the 0 in the singles place on the right in the notation 10 represents no singles. 2. twenty-three (23). each number is followed by another without there being a last number. zero) single objects. ﬁfteen (15). fourteen (14).1 Exercises 1. Write the word form of each number below: . six (6)... besides the one group of ten. twelve (12). sixteen (16).. thirteen (13. twenty (20).4 Worksheet 4: The ﬁrst twenty ﬁve numbers and counting The succession of natural numbers that one uses for counting continues indeﬁnitely.. In the number symbol 12 for the number twelve. Here we practice counting with the ﬁrst twenty ﬁve numbers.e. nineteen (19). ﬁve (5).e. 1. and ten objects below. eleven (11). shows one group of ten and one single object. the symbol 11 for the number eleven. eight (8). If you have twelve objects. ﬁfteen 15 seventeen .

24 3... 6..... 20 4.. 22 .... Display the numbers 1 to 10 in successive pairs by boxing successive pairs.. ten ......24 .... 8 9.. 21 . . Number: .Count the successive pairs you have boxed! 10....... 5...... 8 9.... 12 seven .... . 14 15 Answer: The count of boxed pairs is 7.... Supply the missing successive numbers in the line display of the ﬁrst twenty ﬁve successive numbers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 . Write the missing word or numerical form of the numbers below: ........ 10 11. Display the numbers 1 to 15 in successive pairs by boxing successive pairs of numbers..... 7.... Display the numbers 1 to 21 in successive pairs by boxing successive pairs of numbers. .. 10 Answer: The number count of successive pairs boxed is 5... Leave any numbers that cannot be paired unboxed! Count the successive pairs you have boxed! What is the count of the unboxed numbers? Answer:.. 6 7. Display the numbers 1 to 20 in successive pairs by boxing successive pairs of numbers..... Count the number of alphabet in the line display below: A B C D E H J K L M N O P Q R T U Z Answer: Word: .... WORKSHEET 4: THE FIRST TWENTY FIVE NUMBERS AND COUNTING11 ..... 2 3....1...... There is one number left unboxed.. 4 5...... Leave any numbers that cannot be paired unboxed! Count the successive pairs you have boxed! What is the count of the unboxed numbers? 1...15 16 17 18 . 9... 4 5.. Count the successive pairs you have boxed! 1.......... 15 thirteen 13 . 12 13..4.................... . 6 7............. 12 ... Count the successive pairs you have boxed! 8........... Line display the numbers 1 to 24 in successive pairs by boxing successive two numbers..... 2 3. ........

. . .... unboxed numbers. There are . Box successive groups of three numbers. How many almonds are there in the bag? Answer: .. How many groups of three numbers are there? Are any numbers left unboxed? Answer: There are ... How many birds are there now? Answer: ...... How many rupee coins you have now? Answer: .. How many groups of ﬁve numbers are there? Are any numbers left unboxed? Answer: There are . 15.. 13.. 12. groups of ﬁve numbers.. Three more big dots are added after the vertical bar as shown below. 14... groups of three numbers. There are ....... You put another ﬁve almonds in the same bag... unboxed numbers.. 17. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS 11. The display below shows six big dots. How many groups of four numbers are there? Are any numbers left unboxed? Answer: There are . ..... Box successive groups of four numbers.. The display below shows eight big dots... unboxed numbers. You have 17 almonds in a bag..12 CHAPTER 1... Line display the numbers 1 to 25.. Box successive groups of ﬁve numbers... Line display the numbers 1 to 25. You have thirteen rupee coins. Two more birds ﬂy in to sit on the same wire besides the others. You see 7 birds sitting on an electric wire. 18. Your Mom gives you two more...... . How many big dots are there now? Answer: There are nine big dots now. groups of four numbers....... 16. Line display the successive numbers 1 to 25. There are .

23. Number Form: . Answer: .. 20. . You take out and eat ﬁve almonds from the bag.... We may line display them for counting as follows: . How many almonds are left in the bag? Answer: .... We put all these apples on a single tray to obtain ﬁve apples on a single tray. then how many chairs are left in the room? Answer: Word Form: . .. You have 13 rupees. You see 6 birds sitting on a tree branch. Answer: . 22.. We also conclude from this that 2 + 3 = 3 + 2 as both the numbers 2 + 3 and 3 + 2 stand for the same number 5. If you have thirteen chairs in a room and you bring in one more chair in the room... The counts of the two separate collections and the count of the single collection obtained from them are related.... We therefore relate and understand the arithmetic through counting... How many are left on the tree branch. Three ﬂy away. 1.. For example we have two apples on one tray and three apples on a second tray.. .. . then how many chairs are there in the room altogether now? Answer: Word Form: .... We have learned that numbers represent counts of collections...... ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION You box three of them as shown below 13 How many are left unboxed? Answer: Five are unboxed. The relationship between the three counts 2.. and 5 in this situation is expressed in the statement 2 + 3 = 5 or also as 3 + 2 = 5.... For example consider a collection of two dots and another of three dots.1.1 Addition and Subtraction Addition Given two collections of objects we may put them together(combine them) and make a single collection. How many rupees are left with you.. Number Form:... You deposit all in your Bank account. If you have thirteen chairs in the room and you remove one chair from the room.5 1. 21. 3... ... 19. You have 23 almonds in a bag........ . The symbol ’+’ signiﬁes ’addition’ and we read the statement as ’two plus three equals ﬁve’ or as ’three plus two equals ﬁve’..5.5..

It produces the same display in either case. 13 + 12 = 12 + 13.14 CHAPTER 1. This is then written as 2 + 3 = 5 for the ﬁrst display and as 3 + 2 = 5 for the second display. Symbolically it is written as 2 + 3. Thus the following two pictures using the letter O instead of a dot represent the process of adding the number 3 to the number 2 to obtain the sum 2 + 3 = 5. The second display indicates the process of adding the two dot collection to the three dot collection. The letter ’O’ may be used for any object. Now we straight count the combined collection in the last display and see that it has a count of ﬁve. That is why the two dot collection is displayed to the right of the three dot collection.. Since both counts when added result in the same number 5. We may use our ﬁngers . The last statement expresses a property of addition. The last display shows the collection obtained by adding the second collection to the ﬁrst. And then to its right we display the collection of three dots. This kind of line display identiﬁes the process of adding the three dot collection to the two dot collection. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS or as The next picture shows that the two collections have been combined to obtain a single collection of ﬁve dots The ﬁrst line display contains two dots. irrespective of their individual counts. We emphasize that counts are numbers and the counts do not depend on the nature of objects in a collection. In general this property is described symbolically by m + n = n + m. 3 + 7 = 7 + 3. For example if we are counting almonds or apples we may use the letter A to identify each object. Thus for display and understanding we may identify the objects in a collection in any suitable convenient way. This property is named as ’the commutative property’ as it is true for the counts of any two collections. etc. O and O O O O O O O O O When the counts are small numbers. where m and n identify the counts of the two collections and m + n as well as n + m the count of the combined collection depending on how the two collections are line displayed for counting. we can mentally picture the process and come up with the count of the combined collection. We read the ﬁrst statement as ’two plus three equals ﬁve’ and the second as ’three plus two equals ﬁve’. we learn that 2+3 = 3+2. Thus.

....5. 1..5. 13 + 10 = . Pictorially show that 3 + 1 = 1 + 3 = 4.. the line displays are no more resorted in counting.......1... Pictorially show that 12 + 1 = 13. 3.... 6. The basic underlying process is straight counting as described in section 1. however. Calculate 15 + 6 = .2 Exercises 1.... 4 + 15 = .. We may picture this as follows: Here the ﬁrst line display has seven dots showing the seven apples we had originally. It should be kept in mind that when we remove all objects from a given collection we will be left with no remaining objects..3 Subtraction Given a collection of objects we may remove some objects from the collection. The count of the apples that were eaten is 2 and the count of the remaining apples is 5. We read the statement 7 − 2 = 5 as ’Seven minus two is ﬁve’ or as ’seven take away two is ﬁve’.. the process becomes cumbersome and we use the place value system. For large numbers. Mentally ﬁnd 1 + 15 = . ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION 15 or parts of ﬁngers to aid in the addition process. 1.. for example 3 − 3 = 0 for the case of a collection having count 3. 3 + 15 = . The relationship between these three numbers is expressed in the form 7 − 2 = 5. 21 + 3 = ...... 2 + 15 = .. The second display has the two dots replaced by circles showing the two apples that were eaten and the ﬁve dots that are left.. 21 + 4 = .... The subtraction in this case takes the form. The symbol ’−’ identiﬁes subtraction (or removal)..... 15 + 9 = ... Note that the count of the apples in the beginning was 7... 21 + 2 = .. that means that the remaining collection has no objects in it or the remaining collection is empty. Mentally calculate 21 + 1 = . But the underlying process remains straight counting. Line displays help in understanding the process and in counting. 5. The line display for a collection of seven objects will appear as .... 4. Addition and subtraction are done using straight counting..... Find 13 + 12 = . For example we have seven apples and we eat two of them so that we are left with only ﬁve apples. When the counting process is clear.....5. The numeral 0 is used to express the count of an empty collection.. 2... 15 + 7 = .2 on counting.

. (b) 12 − 2 = ... 4 − 2 = . (c) 20 − 13 = . 17 − 10 = ..... 1...... 9 − 5 = .4 Exercises 1. CLASS 1 WORKSHEETS Here the empty box on the left shows that no dots are left and the box on the right shows the seven dots that have been removed by picturing them as circles... Find the answer using line displays as above: (a) 3 − 1 = ... 10 − 6 = .... 15 − 3 = . 22 − 3 = .. 24 − 24 = ..... 16 − 6 = .... ....16 CHAPTER 1.. 12 − 12 = ..... (a) 5 − 2 = ...................... 3. (b) 13 − 5 = ... (c) 21 − 1 = ... 7 − 3 = . 10 − 3 = . 2.... Find the answer by mentally picturing line display of objects or using your ﬁngers.........5............ 3 − 3 = .......

. 1(one). . It is not possible to write all the numbers. 9(nine) These numerals are the alphabet of the numbers just as the English letters a. 8(eight). etc. The succession of the ﬁrst hundred counting numbers is given below: 1 11 21 31 41 51 61 71 81 91 2 12 22 32 42 52 62 72 82 92 3 13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 93 4 14 24 34 44 54 64 74 84 94 5 15 25 35 45 55 65 75 85 95 6 16 26 36 46 56 66 76 86 96 7 17 27 37 47 57 67 77 87 97 8 18 28 38 48 58 68 78 88 98 9 19 29 39 49 59 69 79 89 99 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Note that numbers are written using the ten numerals 0(zero).Chapter 2 Class 2 Worksheets 2. without end. b. 2(two). 3(three). You have learned the numbers up to the number 100 (one hundred). c. 4(f our). . but we will learn to write the number that follows any given number.1 Worksheet 1: The succession of counting numbers The succession of counting numbers begins with the number 1 (one) and is followed by the successive numbers 2 (two).. 4 (four). 3 (three. 5 (ﬁve. each number followed by another. It continues without a break.. 7(seven). 17 . are the alphabet used for English words. 5(f ive). 6(six).

Observe that for each number there is a number that comes just after it. Note that the ﬁrst line in the table above contains all the counting numbers written using a single numeral. and 0. . Answer: The beginning number is 1 . 8 is the successor of 7. Thereafter comes the successive numbers that use four numerals. Also observe that 1 comes just before 2. So. and every number except 1 has a predessor. and 100 is the successor of 99. The ending number is 9. and 99 is the predecessor of 100. It is followed by numbers that are written with two numerals. The succession of numbers written with three numerals begins with the number 100 and ends with 999 (nine hundred ninety nine). 0. . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS It is important to keep in mind the order in which the succession of numbers is written. A number that comes just before a number is called its predecessor. . They begin with the number 10 (ten) and end with the number 99 (ninety nine). The number that comes just after a number is called its successor. Although not exhibited in the table. Note for example that 78 comes just after 77 and so 78 is the successor of 77. We see that every number has a successor. Write the beginning and ending numbers in the succession of numbers that use ﬁve numerals. These begin with 1000 (one thousand) and end with 9999 (nine thousant ninety nine). and 76 is the predecessor of 77. . in that order. and 76 is just before 77.1. 100 is the ﬁrst number that uses three numerals. Similarly. 1 is the predecessor of 2. the number that follows is 101 (one hundred one). .18 CHAPTER 2. 1 has no predecessor as there is no counting number that comes before 1. They begin with 1 and end with 9. The number that follows the number 99 is 100 (one hundred) and it uses the three numerals 1.1 Exercises 1. . . 2. . Complete the succession of counting numbers in the last two line of the table 1 11 21 31 41 51 61 71 81 2 12 22 32 42 52 62 72 82 3 13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 4 14 24 34 44 54 64 74 84 5 15 25 35 45 55 65 75 85 95 6 16 26 36 46 56 66 76 86 7 17 27 37 47 57 67 77 87 8 18 28 38 48 58 68 78 88 9 19 29 39 49 59 69 79 89 99 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2.

..2. 4... What number identiﬁes the position of MUALI? Answer:.. given number 31 20 55 7 successor .. Write the successor and predecessor of each given number in the table that follows. . Write the successor and predecessor of each given number in the following table predecessor ..2. 2... . ...... CYRUS in second. .. 4. 2. ..... WORKSHEET 2: LINE DISPLAYS AND POSITION NUMBER 19 3. . Consider the ﬁve children standing in line below: MILAN ﬁrst 1 CYRUS second 2 MAULI third 3 NRYN fourth 4 AGAM ﬁfth 5 Moving from left to right. . In the above line-up the number 5 identiﬁes the position of AGAM in the line-up.. are made to line-up) they are said to be standing in a position that is identiﬁed by a number which identiﬁes the position of the child in the line. ..2 Worksheet 2: Line displays and position number When children are made to stand in line (i.. given number 99 100 999 1000 10000 9999 successor ... MILAN is in ﬁrst position.. . and AGAM in ﬁfth position... . 3... . The line-up of children above is a typical example. MAULI in third...e... Arranging or placing objects or persons along a line is called a line-display of the objects or persons. ... NRYN in fourth... . and 5 as is shown in the line up... Some more examples are: ... . . predecessor . .. .. We may also identify these positions by the numbers 1..

5. What number identiﬁes the position of the letter M in the word D U M? Answer: the number 3. . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2.2. English words are line displays of some English letters. Cyrus: fourth . Answer:.. Below is another line-up of the same children AGAM ﬁrst 1 NRYN second 2 MAULI third 3 CYRUS fourth 4 MILAN ﬁfth 5 Write down the position of each child in word and number: Answer: AGAM: ﬁrst .. 2.. In what position is the letter M in the word D U M? Answer: M is in the third position. NRYN: . 3. . What number identiﬁes the position of the letter U. Mauli: . Look at the word D A Y A L B A G H What number speciﬁes the position of the ﬁrst A? Answer: 2. Which numeral is in the third position? Answer: The numeral 2.. Below is a line display of a few dots. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Question: Which numeral is in the ﬁrst position? Answer: The numeral 0. M.20 CHAPTER 2. 4.... 5.. The word ’D U M’ is a line display of the letters D.. The numbers below each dot identify the position of each dot in the display.... ...... . .1 Examples and Exercises: 1.... MILAN: . and U.... .. What number identiﬁes the position of the numeral 7? Answer: .. . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 The following is a line display of some big dots: . Below is a line display of the numerals used to write numbers.... . What number speciﬁes the position of the third A? Answer: . We can also say that the ﬁrst A is in second position. 2.

... think of any single object. A typical example is counting apples in a basket. the hair on one’s head. a chair.. Simply stated. or a rupee coin in one’s pocket.. To start with.3 Worksheet 3: Straight Counting. stars in the Milky Way. called the count of the collection. The count of a collection. planets of the sun. Be it an apple. or also third position. almonds in a bag. The process ends with the assignment of a number. For practice you may arrange any items in a line display and assign position numbers to each object. the count of a collection is a number that is assigned to it. THE COUNT OF A COLLECTION.. or almonds in a bag.. . the count of each of these collections is the number 1 (one). like apples in a basket. or balls in a box. we start by picking an apple from the basket and mentally pairing it with the number 1.. For example. an almond. or that the number of ﬁngers on both hands is 10 (ten). For any collection of objects. Whenever a collection contains many objects. The process of pairing or labeling is typically called as counting.. It is like giving a special name to a child by which the child is known. We put the ﬁrst picked apple aside (outside the basket) and pick another apple from the basket and mentally pair it with the number 2 (the successor of 1).. persons in a family.21 4 Write the numerical position of each dot below the dot! 6. The position numbers of each numeral used in the number 4107303271 are noted below 4 1 1 2 0 3 7 4 3 5 0 6 3 7 2 8 7 9 1 10 In what position is the ﬁrst 0 (zero)? Answer: 3.. This is the ﬁrst picked apple. or rupee coins in ones pocket.. 2. the count of a collection containing a single object is 1 (one). respectively two hands. To count the apples in a basket. . a child. WORKSHEET 3: STRAIGHT COUNTING. The number 5 (ﬁve) or 10 (ten) is the count we have assigned to the ﬁngers of one hand. In what position is the ﬁrst 3 (three)? Write the Answer: .3. we say that the count of the ﬁngers on one hand is 5 (ﬁve). We .2. Every collection has a unique number assigned to it as the count of the collection. In what position is the second 3 (three)? Write the answer: . In what position is the second 0 (zero)? Answer: 6 or in sixth position. Counting numbers are line displays of numerals. The count does not depend on the nature of the objects. the method of pairing or labeling the objects with successive numbers starting with the number 1 is used to assign a number as the count of the collection.

It is not necessary to line display the objects in a collection as long as the pairing of objects in the collection with successive numbers beginning with 1 is clearly shown. To answer the question ’How many letters are used in the word ’Dayalbagh’ ?. As an example consider the word ’Dayalbagh’. This was the case in picking apples from a basket and pairing each pick with a successive number starting with 1. so the basket of apples is now empty. we write the successive numbers beginning with 1 below each letter as shown below: D 1 A 2 Y 3 A 4 L 5 B 6 A 7 G 8 The last counting number used in this pairing is 8. Consider counting the number of letters used in an English word. The picture below shows certain big dots arranged on a line (you may think of the dots as apples or almonds or any other objects in a collection whose count is to be found out). i. Several examples of pairing and assigning the count follow 2. If it is 35. The process of pairing starts by pairing the ﬁrst dot on the left with the number 1. has no more apples left. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS then put this second picked apple aside and pick another from the basket and mentally pair it with the number 3 (again the successor of 2).e. Thereafter.22 CHAPTER 2. The number 8 is the assigned count of the collection of dots. each adjacent dot is paired with the successor of the last number with which the previous dot was paired. The last number used in this pairing is 8 and this number is the count of the collection of dots in the display. The numbers below each dot is the number with which that dot is paired.3. then the count is 35. If the last number used for pairing is 7 then the count of apples is 7. The process of picking and pairing with successive numbers continues until the last apple has been picked and paired with a number that is the successor of the previously used number for pairing. This number 8 is the count of the collection of letters in the word ’DAYALBAGH”. Line displays of objects in a collection are helpful in counting.1 Examples of Straight Counting 1. An example of pairing which does not use a line display is . 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 See that the numbers used in pairing are the successive counting numbers beginning with 1 and ending with 8. It is customary to start be pairing the object on the left on the line with the number 1. 3.

until all the letters have been paired with a number.2. we pair each object in the collection with successive numbers starting with 1.23 P (1) A(2) Q(3) S (4) B (5) C (6) R((7) Here we ﬁnd the count of the letters on a Board or in a picture. 3. The last number used in the pairing is the number 7 and it is the (assigned) count of the collection of letters. For example the count of successive numbers beginning with 7 and ending with 16 is seen to be 10 as seen from the pairing 7 1 8 2 9 3 10 4 11 5 12 6 13 7 14 8 15 9 16 10 . If a collection of successive numbers starts with any other number diﬀerent from 1 its count has to be found in the manner above indicated. etc. The last number used in the pairing is the count of the collection. THE COUNT OF A COLLECTION. For ﬁnding a count of a collection. we continue picking letters and pairing them with successive numbers 2. The ending number in this situation is the assigned count of the collection of successive numbers that begins with 1.3. WORKSHEET 3: STRAIGHT COUNTING. This is shown in the table below for ending numbers up to 12 (twelve): collection 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 count 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 4. Starting with any one of the letters which is paired with the number 1 shown in a bracket after the chosen letter. It is important to note that the count of a collection of successive numbers that begin with 1 and ends with a speciﬁed number is that speciﬁed number..

2 Exercises 1.. 2. For example for counting the objects in the collection that contains the letters A. How many walls are there in the class room? Answer:. And the count of the collection whose objects are paired with these one to one is the count of those successive numbers. How many houses are there on the street or lane where you live? Answer: . The count is the number with which the last picked object is paired. is that speciﬁc number.3 A Most Important Observation about counting and the Count of a Collection Note that counting is done by picking objects in a collection and pairing each successive picked object with a successive number. 6. 2. 7. and C .... How many successive numbers are there that begin with 35 and end with 50? 4.... Line displays are helpful in counting but are not necessary to carry out the pairing process. .. The ﬁrst object picked in the process is paired with the number 1. 9. Find the count of successive numbers beginning with 90 and ending with 99.24 CHAPTER 2. How many letters are there in the word M AT HEM AT ICS ? number. That the process assigns a unique number as the count of a collection becomes evident when line displays are used for counting..3... CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS The important thing to remember is that the count of a collection of numbers that contains all the successive numbers beginning with 1 and ending with a speciﬁc number. What is the count of the successive numbers beginning with 1 and ending with 100. What is their count? Write your answer as a word and as a number! 5.. . How many words are there on page 20 of your Book? Answer: . How many pages are there in your Math Book? 10. 8.. B .3.. 3. Count the number of chairs in the class room! Give your answer in the word form and also as a number. .. Take a bag full of marbles and count them. 2. How many legs does a Donkey have? 11. we note all the possible line displays of these letters given below: ..

4. namely. and a banana. WORKSHEET 4: ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION A A B B C C 1 B C A C A B 2 C B C A B A 3 25 Here the last line that contains the successive numbers 1. and 3..e. and 0. 1.. a pair. 5. The collection containing the symbols: ∅. Display all possible line displays in each of the above exercises! What is the count of the line displays in each exercise? 2. The collection containing: an apple.. Subtraction conceptualizes the process of removing or taking out (i. 2. . 0. The collection containing: three apples.3. It shows that diﬀerent line displays give the same count. But.4 Worksheet 4: Addition and Subtraction Common everyday problems point to the underlying concepts of Addition and of Subtraction of numbers. we need use only one of several possible line displays. Question: ”What is the count of apples in the basket after we have placed in some more apples in the basket?” Addition answers this question. 3. B . each line display gives the same count for the collection. 2. Thus to ﬁnd the count of a collection using a line display. shows the pairing and the fact that the count of the collection is 3 for each line display.4 Exercises Find the count of each collection below by using a line display of items in the collection.2. Addition conceptualizes the process of putting or placing (i. The Process of Subtraction: There is a basket containing some apples and we remove some apples from that basket.e. adding) more objects in a collection. 4. Question: How many line displays are there for the collection of letters A. and C ? Your Answer: . Consider the two processes on examples: The Process of Addition: There is a basket containing some apples and we place some more apples into that basket. the number 3 for the count of the collection. 2. subtracting) some objects from a collection. and two bananas. The collection containing the numbers: 21 and 12. Straight counting is used to ﬁnd the answer. most importantly. Question: ”What is the count of .

add) the apples from the basket on the right to the basket on the left. A pictorial illustration of the process of addition using dots (think of each dot as representing an apple) is as follows: The picture represents two baskets of apples. The resulting picture will be The result of moving (adding) two apples in the left basket to the three apples in the right basket is now represented by the symbol ’3 + 2’. Now note that both symbols ’2 + 3’ and 5 represent the count of the apples in the left basket after completing the process of moving apples from the right basket to the left basket. This shows that the sum ’2 + 3’ number is the same as the number 5 and we write ’2 + 3 = 5’. We may indeed want to move the apples in the left basket (that has two apples) to the basket on the right (that has three apples). The result is represented by the picture Note that the left basket has ﬁve apples (Why?) and the right basket is empty (Why?). For the visualization of the number ’2 + 3’.e. We move (i. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS apples in the basket after we have removed some apples from that basket?” Subtraction answers this question. . The examples that follow explain the underlying notation for addition and subtraction. In this case we will use the symbol ’3 + 2’ to represent the count of apples after the move. The problem of ﬁnding the number represented by the symbol ’5 + 3’ is solved by straight counting to get the answer 8. The count of the apples in the left basket (after the move) is 5.26 CHAPTER 2. We put (place or add) 3 more apples in this basket. This means that 5 + 3 = 8. we may start with the display of objects in a collection whose count is expressed as a sum of two numbers: Consider the objects of a collection whose count is 2 + 3 and it indicates that the collection is obtained by adding a collection of 3 objects to a collection of 2 objects. The basket on the right has three apples in it. Notation for Addition: A basket has 5 apples. since we now are adding two apples to the basket that already has three apples. Note that the left basket is now empty. We may line display the objects in the following form (without showing the boxes). The basket on the left has two apples (represented by two dots). The symbol is simply read as ”ﬁve plus three” or as ”3 added to 5”. Straight counting is used to ﬁnd the answer. and the result of addition along with the resulting notation. The symbol ’5 + 3’ is used and it identiﬁes the count of apples in the basket after we have added the 3 apples in the basket. This results in the right basket having ﬁve apples and so we write ’3 + 2 = 5’. This says that the result of adding 3 to 2 is 5.

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The ﬁrst display suggests visualizing addition in the form + which suggests writing addition in the form 2+3=5 The second display suggests visualizing addition in the form =

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Combining collections of objects and the resulting relationship between the counts has motivated the concept of addition of numbers. The result of adding the two numbers 2 and 3 can be expressed in the form ”2 + 3 = 5” or ”3 + 2 = 5”. Since both sums equal the same number 5, we conclude that the sums are equal, i.e., 3 + 2 = 2 + 3. This conclusion is a property of the operation of addition. It is called the commutative property as it holds for all numbers. It is expressed symbolically by writing m + n = n + m, where m and n stand for any given numbers. Thus without ﬁnding the actual count of the combined collection we can say that 5 + 6 = 6 + 5, 123 + 7 = 7 + 123, etc., N otationf orSubtraction: A basket has 5 apples. We remove (subtract) 2 apples from this basket. The symbol 5 − 2 is used and it identiﬁes the count of apples in the basket after removing 2 apples from the basket. The symbol is simply read as ”ﬁve minus two” or as ”2 subtracted from 5”. The problem of ﬁnding the number represented by the symbol ’5 − 2’ is solved by straight counting to get the answer 3. This means that 5 − 2 = 3.

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The concept of an empty collection and its count

When we think of a collection we think of certain objects. Thus ’Almonds in a bag’, ’Chairs in a room’, ’children in a class’, ’Bananas in a bunch’, are all examples of collections. The count of a collection refers to the objects only. The bag, the room, the class, and the bunch in the above examples were containers of those objects that were counted. Indeed, if the same objects were placed in a diﬀerent container, the count will be the same. Now consider the concept of subtraction and the notation used for it. Subtraction identiﬁes the count of a collection after removal of some objects from a given collection. Thus ’3 − 1’ identiﬁes the count of a collection after one object has been removed from the collection that had three objects before removal. If we had removed all three objects, we clearly can identify the result by the symbol ’3 − 3’. However, now we have an empty container and no number (count) to identify the symbol ’3 − 3’ as a number. To rectify this situation, one introduces the notion of an empty collection: ’An empty collection is a container with no objects in it’. Now note that we have used the numeral ’0’ like an alphabet to write numbers. The un-ending succession of numbers used for counting starts with the number ’1’ but does not contain 0 as a number for counting. We have conceptualized an empty collection as a container without any objects in it. We now assign the numeral ’0’ as a count of an empty collection and from now on we call ’0’ as a number just like the numerals 1, 2, 3, etc are numbers. It allows us to answer questions like ’3 − 3 =?’, ’234 − 234 =?’, etc., by writing ’3 − 3 = 0’, ’234 − 234 = 0’, etc. We will see later the numeral 0 has a deep meaning in the notation that we use for numbers. Each of the ten numerals in a number has a place in that number that will identify a value called the place value. Since the system uses ten numerals we call it as ’Base ten number system’. By conceiving 0 as a number we have extended the succession of the counting numbers to the un-ending succession of numbers displayed below

The extended succession of numbers 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 1 11 21 31 41 51 61 71 81 91 . 2 12 22 32 42 52 62 72 82 92 . 3 13 23 33 43 53 63 73 83 93 . 4 14 24 34 44 54 64 74 84 94 . 5 15 25 35 45 55 65 75 85 95 . 6 16 26 36 46 56 66 76 86 96 . 7 17 27 37 47 57 67 77 87 97 . 8 18 28 38 48 58 68 78 88 98 . 9 19 29 39 49 59 69 79 89 99 .

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We call this as the succession of whole numbers. Here the successor of the number 0 is the number 1 and 0 + 1 = 1 and 1 + 0 = 1. The table that follows is called the addition table. It identiﬁes all the sums like 3 + 5, 7 + 5, 0 + 0, etc,. To see that ’2 + 5 = 7’, we look at the underlined ’2’ in the left most column, and the underlined ’5’ in the top row. The answer ’7’ appears at the junction of the row containing the underlined ’2’ and the column containing the underlined ’5’. ADDITION TABLE + 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 4 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 8 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 9 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

The table contains answers to one hundred sums. Students should establish all these sums by the method of straight counting. They should clearly conceptualize the correctness of sums like ’0 + 0 = 0’, ’2 + 0 = 0 + 2 = 2’ using the concept of an empty collection and its count.

2.4.2

Exercises

Use the method of straight counting to establish the sums using pictorial illustrations. 1. 5 + 7 = ...?, 2 + 2 = ...?, 1 + 0 = ...? 2. Verify the correctness of your answer from the addition table. 3. 5 − 2 = ...?, 9 − 5 = ...?, 7 − 7 = ...?. 4. 67 + 1 = ...?, 100 + 1 = ...?, 769 + 1 = ...?. 5. 786 + 2 = ...?, 788 + 2 = ...?, 788 + 4 = ...?. 6. 2 + 786 = ...?, 2 + 788 = ...?, 4 + 788 = ...?.

Straight counting tells us that 4 + 1 = 5. and continue to straight count by recalling the next two successive numbers four and ﬁve that come after three. then the count after addition is 4 + 1. namely. The count of the collection after adding a single item is obtained by adding 1 to the count of the collection before the addition.5. Adding 1 to a number gives its successor. The process of of subtracting a single item from a collection (this means subtracting 1 from a number) whose count is given may be displayed as shown in the two examples below: − 4 ∗ 3 and 4 − 234 ∗ 233 Note that 3 is the predecessor of 4. The process of adding a single item to a collection (this means adding 1 to a number) whose count is given may be displayed as shown in the two examples below: + 4 ∗ 5 and + 234 * 235 Similarly. and 23 is the successor of 22. and ﬁve to triumphantly say that he has ﬁve coins. four. Or alternately. The child has indeed mastered the art of straight counting and the process of addition of two numbers using straight counting. How many coins does the child possess? If the question is put to the child. For example. if the count of a collection is 4 and we add a single item to it. and pronounce that he has ﬁve coins. say the count three.1 Adding or Subtracting 1 Adding 1 to a number is motivated by adding a single item to a given collection.30 CHAPTER 2.5 Worksheet 5: Using Straight Counting to Add or Subtract A child has two coins in one pocket and three in the other pocket. And if we start with a count of 22 and add one item then the count after addition is 22 + 1. . This points to a universal rule. consider removing a single item from a non empty collection. 234 + 1 = 235. namely Subtracting 1 from a non zero number gives its predecessor. Thus 4 + 1 = 5. Straight counting gives the predecessor in this case. he may start with the count of the coins in one pocket. etc. Subtracting 1 from a number is motivated by removing a single item from a nonempty collection. and 233 is the predecessor of 234. 2. We recognize now that 5 is the successor of 4. This points to the universal rule for subtracting 1 from a non zero number (remember that we can not remeove any item from an empty collection). CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2. and 22 + 1 = 23. the child starts with the count two of the coins in one pocket and continue to straight count by recalling the next three successive numbers three..

+ 2 ∗ 3 ∗ 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 . Finally adding the third star we get ’2 + 3 = 5’. He thus pronounces the three successive numbers that come after two to get the answer ’5’. 2 + 1 = 3. This means that to add 2 we actually add 1 twice. we can write 3 + 2 = 3 + (1 + 1). and 5 that come after 2. We may illustrate this as + 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 The illustration in fact answers the two questions ’3 + 1 =?’ and ’3 + 2 =?’.. This is illestrated below + 2 ∗ 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 In this illustration we are adding three objects represented by three stars in the ﬁrst row to the two objects whose count 2 is noted as the ﬁrst number in the second row. ﬁve’ and states the answer as ’5’.i.5. ﬁve’ to conclude 2 + 3 = 5.5. This illustration answers the three questions ’2 + 1 = 3’. Similarly. Illustration + 2 3. WORKSHEET 5: USING STRAIGHT COUNTING TO ADD OR SUBTRACT31 2. Under the ﬁrst star is the number 3 showing that when we add one object to the given two the count becomes 3. in answering 2 + 3 =?.2 Adding any number In the example of the child at the beginning. Then adding the second star (that means adding teo stars) the count becomes 4. 4.e. and 3 + 2 = 5. . we notice that for answering ’3 + 2 =?’. four. The second row continues after the seperating vertical line with the successive numbers 3. 2 + 2 = 4. 2 + 3 = 5. the child loudly says ’four. The two steps can be combined to write 3 + 2 = (3 + 1) + 1 = 4 + 1 = 5. Since 2 = 1 + 1. The steps also indicate that the child adds ’1’ three times to the number ’2’ to get the result 2 + 3 = 5. He has thus pronounced the two successive numbers that come after ’3’ to answer the question. the child loudly says ’three. Which allows us to conclude that (3 + 1) + 1 = 3 + (1 + 1). and 2 + 3 = 5’ to conclude 2 + 3 = 5. It says that 3 + 1 = 4. Illustration + 2 2.2. meaning 2 + 2 = 4. 2 + 1 = 3. ’2 + 2 = 4’. Such illustrations can be used to see the truth of many statements. Some examples are 1.

CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS ∗ 238 ∗ 239 ∗ 240 5.. we illustrate 75 + 4 = 79. + 4 To ﬁnd the sum 3 + 4 we may display + 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 ∗ 6 ∗ 7 ∗ 5 ∗ 6 ∗ 7 and conclude that 3 + 4 = 7...5.. This is correct as both sums equal the samr number 5 as seen from the two illustrations + 2 ∗ 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 and + 3 ∗ 4 ∗ 5 As another example consider ﬁnding the sum 4 + 3 =?. we may illustrate as below to conclude ’4 + 3 = 7’... The knowledge that adding 1 to any number gives its successor..... ? 75 + 4 = .... ? 15 + 6 = . 4 + 75 = 79. ? 95 + 5 = ...... Thus to ﬁnd 5 + 2 we write 5 + 2 = (5 + 1) + 1.. For addition we write the succession of Successors of the given number.. ? 15 + 4 = .. Adding singles ...3 Addition Exercises: (a) 5 + 3 = .... Note the four stars in the ﬁrst row. we think of adding two items to a collection..... Similarly. ? 5 + 6 = .. Illustration + 237 CHAPTER 2. ? 75 + 5 = .. Thus to ﬁnd the sum 5 + 3 we write 5 + 3 = ((5 + 1) + 1) + 1 = (6 + 1) + 1 = 7 + 1 = 8. ? (c) 75 + 3 = . one item at a time. ? 5 + 4 = ..... Extending the above idea...... one item at a time.... They represent adding four object to three.32 4.. ? 95 + 4 = ........ ? 95 + 6 = . 237 + 3 = 240... + 75 ∗ 76 ∗ 77 ∗ 78 ∗ 79 6. ? 1.... 2. can be used to ﬁnd the sum of any two numbers...... ? 75 + 6 = ... This allows us to conclude 5 + 2 = (5 + 1) + 1 = 6 + 1 = 7..... Since 4 + 75 = 75 + 4 by the commutative property... Thus to add 2 to any number. ? 5 + 5 = . 2 + 3 = 3 + 2. ? 15 + 5 = . adding 3 to a number is obtained by adding three items to a collection. 230 + 2 = (230 + 1) + 1 = 231 + 1 = 232..... ? (d) 95 + 3 = .. ? (b) 15 + 3 = ......

Moreover we cannot subtract a number that follows the given number in the succession of numbers.. and ’34 − 1 =?’... We will learn later that by extending the number system we can subtract any number from a given number.. Adding tens (a) 3 + 10 = . to answer ’3 − 1 =?’. just as we can add any number to a given number... we simply write the predecessor of 3...... the second example shows 37 − 1 = 36 and 37 − 2 = 35........ and 34 − 1 = 33... ? 14 + 16 = ......? 15−6 = ..2.....? 0 − 0 = ... 121 − 124 are meaningless. Similarly.5. answering the question ’3−2 =?] or ’37−2 =?’ is conceived as removing two objects from a collection whose count is 3. 1. ? 2....? 7 − 3 = .....? 17−8 = ....... The resulting count after removal is the answer......... respectively.. For example..5.. and 3 − 2 = 1 as the result of removing two objects..5 Subtraction Exercises...... Substacting single numbers (a) 3 − 1 = .... 2......... ? 14 + 80 = . which is the result of removing one object from a collection of count 3.... for example.. More Adding (a) 14 + 15 = . WORKSHEET 5: USING STRAIGHT COUNTING TO ADD OR SUBTRACT33 2. For subtraction we write the succession of predescessors of the given number...4 Subtracting any number We have already noted that subtracting the number 1 gives the predecessor.. The answer can be obtained by removing one object at a time until two objects are removed. and 34....... ? 3 + 70 = .... (c) 15−4 = . 37. ? 3...?. ?19 + 15 = .. ? 14 + 30 = ... ? 14 + 17 = . respectively. ? (b) 14 + 10 = ... This may be displayed in a similar way to that adopted for addition..... we cannot subtract any number from 0. This means that expressions like 3 − 5...? 8 − 4 = ..? 2 − 3 = . Subtraction conceptualizes the removal of objects from a given collection... ? 3 + 30 = . ? (b) 75 + 39 = . This gives the answer 3 − 1 = 2. ? 14 + 20 = ..?? (b) 6 − 0 = .? ....? 15−5 = ... ? 3 + 20 = ... The illustration below displays the subtraction in the two cases − 3 ∗ 2 ∗ 1 and 37 ∗ 36 ∗ 35 Note that in the ﬁrst example we have 3 − 1 = 2 ...? 13−7 = ... We must always keep in mind that just as we cannot remove any items from an empty container..5.

and ’<’ ’a = b’ simply means that the letters ’a’ and ’b are used for or represent the same object.... ’greater than’.? 2. So far we have used numbers to express counts. since the numbers 2 and 3 are not the same we cannot write 2 = 3... ’>’. >.6 Worksheet 5: The Order among numbers: Meaning of <. and 75 > 69. Thus ’2 = 3’ simply asserts that the numbers 2 and 3 are not the same or are diﬀerent. The order among successive whole numbers is expressed as follows 2.. Thus 5 > 3. . bigger than’.? 25 − 6 = . ’smaller than’. This means that the number m comes after the number n in the succession of whole numbers. And this is just the right answer.. < 9 < 10 < .. and ’=’ are used in a manner to give meaning to the expressions like ’less than’.6.. .. .. In such a write-up the three dots between numbers represent the successive numbers between the number on the left of the dots and the number on the . ’>’.2 The order among Whole Numbers 0 < 1 < 2 < 3 < . < n < . We read the statement ’m > n’ as ’m is greater than ’n’.. we write ’m > n’ whenever the number m comes after the number n in the succession of numbers.. . Thus ’a = 3’ simply says that the letter ’a’ stands for the number ’3’. (b) 17 − 18 = . The expression m > n means the same as the expression n < m.?..? 81 − 7 = . Thus 3 < 5 and 69 < 75... ..34 CHAPTER 2.. Subtracting any number. We simply say that 10 is greater than 8 or that 8 is less than 10. You could also say that Ram has more than Shyam or that Shyam has less than Ram. In particular.. . .. (a) 16 − 11 = .. 2... It is read as ’n is less than m’.. < m < . Who has more money? Many of you will answer that Ram has more money. The intuitive idea of a collection having more objects than another collection is made precise by using these symbols. Given two numbers m and n.? 16 − 10 = ..6. ’equal to’ that we use in our every day language to express a form of comparison of two objects. The same is conveyed in symbols by writing ’10 > 8’ or by writing ’8 < 10’....1 Using the symbols ’=’. Ram has 10 rupees and Shyam has 8. = The symbols ’<’. . All these statements mean only that a count of 10 is greater than a count of 8.? 2... CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS (d) 25 − 4 = . When there is a need to emphasize that letters ’a’ and ’b’ represent diﬀerent objects we express it by writing ’a = b’.

1 in ascending order! Answer: .. 7. and the number 3 in the box on the right indicates that the right box contains three loose unbaged almonds. Arrange the numbers 0. 5. each containing tem almonds. ....3 Exercises 1. 10.. . 3. 9... the number 1 in the left box indicates that the left box contains one bag of almonds (remember that each bag has ten almonds in it).. The box on the left contain the bags containing ten almonds each that you have made and the one on the right contains any left over unbaged loose almonds....2. 9. WORKSHEET 6: COUNTING IN GROUPS AND THE PLACE VALUE NOTATION35 right of the dots... 4. .. You have made as many bags as possible. Note that 9 > 8 > 3... Note that 2 < 7 < 9.. 25... 5.. 3 in descending order! Answer: 9...... Answer: 2.32 32...303 303.. 8.23 3. ..3 2... 9.. After bagging you may be left with some loose almonds... You will make a proﬁt if you make bags where each bag contains ten almonds and you sell each bag of almonds for rupees ﬁve. . Arrange the numbers 7... 2 in ascending order! Answer: 2. 15. Arrange the numbers 8. 25..5. Thus the ﬁrst occuring three dots stand for ˙ < 7 <8 4 < 5 <6 The next occurring three dots stand for all the successive numbers that come after 10 but that are before the number m... . 4. 3.. For selling the almonds you display them in two boxes...7 23.7. 2 in ascending order! Answer: .. In the picture below. each bag containing ten almonds... 1... Arrange the numbers 12. 55 in descending order. Indicate the order among the pairs of numbers 0..7 Worksheet 6: Counting in Groups and The Place Value Notation Imagine that you have a box full of almonds and you want to sell them....... 45. but their number will not be more than nine (Why?). Question: What do the three dots between the number m and the number n signify? Question: What do the three dots after the number n signify? 2... 6..6.... 3.. Arrange the numbers 35. So you start making bags of almonds.....

... Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: ..1 Exercises: Answer the following questions by looking at the displaysthat follow the question: 1..... 2. Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: . bag. bag..... bags = . almonds............ .. How many almonds in the left box? Answer: .. bag. almonds. almonds.. bags = . How many almonds in the right box? Answer: . bags = ... How many almonds in both boxes? Answer: ...7.... almonds. How many in both boxes? Answer: . 2 7 . = .... How many almonds in the right box? Answer: 3 almonds.. = ... bags = . How many almonds in the left box? Answer: 1 bag = 10 almonds... . How many almonds in both boxes? Answer: 10 + 3 = 13 almonds........... + . almonds....... bag.... 1 0 2....... almonds. + . How many almonds in the left box? Answer: ...... almonds.. + ... = . Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: . How many almonds in the left box? Answer: . How many almonds in the right box? Answer: . = . 1 4 3.....36 CHAPTER 2... almonds. How many almonds in the right box? Answer: .. .. How many almonds in the left box? Answer: .. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 1 3 Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: 1 bag........ ... How many in both boxes? Answer: ... Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: . + ... How many in both boxes? Answer: ....... 2 0 4. How many almonds in the right box? Answer: .

bag. almonds..2. How many almonds in the right box? Answer: ... Keeping in mind the place values we write this in the form 32 + 25 = 57. Thus in working with numbers. 3 2 2..7.. Another common form to express addition is ... + .....3 Adding two digit numbers using place value Adding means combining two collections to get a single collection.. and the next numeral 3 stands for the number 30 or three tens.2 Place value for two digit numbers We saw in the examples and exercises that a two digit number like 32 expresses the count of almonds in 3 bags of almonds together with 2 loose unbaged almonds which was expressed in the form 3 2 This shows that the number 32 is the sum 30 + 2. = . since 3 + 2 = 5.. Consider adding the two collection 3 2 and 2 5 We may exhibit the addition and the answer in the form 3 2 + 2 5 = 5 7 Where the result of adding tens is the number 5.. we must keep this property of numbers in mind.7. the value or number it stands for. since 2 + 5 = 7.. Question: How many bags of almonds are in the left box? Answer: . How many almonds in the left box? Answer: . bags = .. How many in both boxes? Answer: .. almonds... since each bag contains 10 almonds... This is done on examples below: 2. .. WORKSHEET 6: COUNTING IN GROUPS AND THE PLACE VALUE NOTATION37 5. and the result of adding singles is the number 7.....7. In this way each numeral in a number has a place value. While doing addition and subtraction we can add singles to singles and tens to tens to get the result. This means that the ﬁrst numeral 2 on the right of 32 stands for the number 2 or two singles.

5 Subtraction using place value Subtraction means removing objects from a collection.4 Addition Exercises Use place values of numerals in a number to ﬁnd the following sums: A..38 CHAPTER 2.. 13 23 ..7. Remember that the count 25 consists of 2 tens and 5 singles.. Or one may use the form 67 25 42 - The result is obtained by subtracting the numeral in singles place from the numeral in singles place and subtracting the numeral in tens place from the numeral in tens place. Observe that in adding we use place values until the operation is complete. 6 7 − 2 5 = 4 2 This result is written as 67 − 25 = 42... 52 07 . ..... 12 + 17 = .. ? 79 + 20 = .. The process of removing can be depicted in the form where we remove 2 bags from the tens box and 5 singles from the singles box to get the result.. So consider removing 25 objects from a collection that has 67 objects.. 89 10 .. ? B... namely 2+5 = 7. and the numbers in the tens place are added to get the number of tens. And we only need to add one digit numbers no matter how large the numbers may be. The result is exhibited in the bottom line.. 17 31 .... + + + + 2. 2.. This is an advantage over straight counting (Why is it an advantage?). namely 3 + 2 = 5... 54 + 45 = ..7... CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 3 2 5 2 5 7 + Here the numbers in the singles place are added to get the sum of singles.. ?.

tens to tens. 89 10 ...7. and the next box to its left contains 3 bigbags of almonds each containing ten bags each containing 10 almonds or 100 almonds altogether. 23 23 ... exercises 25 − 12 = .7. For example in counting almonds it will mean that we have ten or more bags each containing ten almonds... and hundreds to hundreds to get the count of the combined collection.7. See that We have indeed 300 + 40 + 5 = 345. 55 − 15 = . 2... 12 − 2 = . Let us say the counting stops with 3 bigbags.. Thus we see that in the number 345.... We may depict the result in three boxes as follows: Display of 345 almonds 3 4 5 Here the box on the right contains 5 loose unbaged almonds. The following example illustrates this 3 4 5 + 4 3 1 = 7 7 6 The addition and result is exhibited in one of the following two forms: A.... the numeral 5 on the right represents the number 5 (5 singles). WORKSHEET 6: COUNTING IN GROUPS AND THE PLACE VALUE NOTATION39 2... B. The next box contains 4 bags of almonds each containing 10 almonds. and 5 loose almonds..... Each bigbag will contain ten small bags. Combining two collections into a single collection can be done by adding singles to single..7 Place values in three digit numbers While counting a large collection in groups of tens...2... 79 − 22 = . the next numeral 4 represents four tens or a count of 40... 53 − 31 = . 59 07 ... In this case we again bag ten bags of almonds in a bigbag. So the total count of almonds is 300 + 40 + 5 = 345 almonds. 345 + 431 = 776 B... the number of tens may be ten or more.. . 4 small bags.. so that a bigbag will contain 100 almonds.... and the next numeral 3 to its left represents three hundreds or a count of 300.6 A.. 47 31 .

745 − 431 = 314 B.?. 758 − 425 = . 8 0 . 5 5 .... 9 3 ... 708 + 191 = .. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 3 4 7 4 3 7 5 1 6 + Similarly... 320 − 120 = ... + 3 5 ...... 5 + 4 + 6.. 320 + 129 = ... subtraction can be carried out by subtracting singles from singles. 0 9 . 1 5 ..... 5 + 6 + 4.. + 2 3 . ... say... 5 ... 6 5 .?. 567 − 2 = .. 7 1 ...... 2 2 .8 A.... 9 0 . 6 + 5 + 4. 2 0 .... 7 1 ... 323 − 122 = .....?. and 6..... 5 4 ... B..?.7.9 Adding more than two numbers Consider that you have three baskets of apples and you transfer the the apples in the baskets in to a box... 2 7 . 5.... tens from tens and hundreds from hundreds. As an example consider 7 4 5 − 4 3 1 = 3 1 4 The subtraction and result is exhibited in one of the following two forms: A. 4 + 6 + 5. 1 0 . 3 2 .. 6 + 4 + 5. then we may express the count of apples in the box by any of the six symbols 4 + 5 + 6...?...?. 5 4 ...7.. + C. 5 + .. 567 + 2 = .?... 7 4 3 4 3 1 5 1 4 2.. 7 0 . 4... Question: How do we exhibit the process and ﬁnd the count of apples in the box.. 2. 3 2 .40 CHAPTER 2....... If the counts of apples in the three baskets are... Exercises 123 + 321 = .... D. ! 3 . 8 0 ..?...

Note that this gives meaning to the symbol ’4 + 5 + 6’. say the sum 4 + 5 + 6 in the form (4 + 5) + 6.7. namely. however. So we write. This is an important property of addition and we call it the Associative Property of Addition.2. Both calculations tell us that the count of apples in the box is the number 15. For any three numbers m. The method also tells us how to calculate sums containing more than three numbers. Indeed as we expect. This is as expected. So we calculate 4 + 5 + 6 = 4 + (5 + 6) = 4 + 11 = 15. p it is stated in the form (m + n) + p = m + (n + p) The associative ptroperty of addition is the second important property of addition. But we want to be sure of that. The calculation can be made by any of the two ways of calculation that were used above to calculate the sum ’4+5+6’. m+n=n+m The commutative together with the associative property of addition ensure that all the six symbolic expressions at the beginning of this section represent the same number. . The important observation is that each of two expressions ’(4 + 5) + 6’ and ’4 + (5 + 6)’ allows us to calculate the required count and they both give us the same number. we must carry out the addition. For example to calculate the number expressed by the symbol ’4 + 5 + 6 + 7’ we do the calculation as follows 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 = ((4 + 5) + 6) + 7 = (9 + 6) + 7 = 15 + 7 = 22. and then to add the third number 6 to the sum of the ﬁrst two. The brackets in form (4 + 5) + 6 tell us to add ﬁrst the ﬁrst two numbers 4 and 5. n. WORKSHEET 6: COUNTING IN GROUPS AND THE PLACE VALUE NOTATION41 We expect each of these symbols to represent the same count. We could also carry out the calculation by ﬁrst adding the last two numbers. In this fashion we calculate 4 + 5 + 6 = (4 + 5) + 6 = 9 + 6 = 15. + . we would like to use this knowledge to carry out the addition of three numbers. Since we only have learned to add two numbers at a time. First. The method certainly works because we add only two numbers at a time throughout the process. The ﬁrst was the Commutative Property of addition of any two numbers m and n.

.. You will sell each bigbag of almonds for rupees ﬁfty...... (c) 7 + 6 + 5 = (7 + 6) + 5 = .... Now you have baged the almonds you had in bags containung ten almonds and bigbags contain one hundred almonds and you also have some loose unbaged almods...... + .)+3 = ....... CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2.... An easier way is to group the sum (since we only add two numbers at a time) and see that the sum is (5 + 5) + (5 + 5) + (5 + 5) + (5 + 5) + (5 + 5) = 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 50 This calculation says that we must sell each bigbag for rupees ﬁfty. + ... You now display them to sell and your display is Display of almonds 3 4 5 Money in box 0 rupees Think that after you sell some almonds to a customer.....10 Exercises 1. + . the display of almonds will change...... + .) = . each bag of almonds for rupees ﬁve...7....) + (.. + . So with each customer we shall see how much money we get and the display for the next customer. (e) 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = ((1 + 2) + 3) + 4 = (...... So let us start selling...... (d) 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 = (1 + 2) + (3 + 4) = .. + 5 = .............8 Worksheet 7: Selling Almonds In this section we learned to count in groups of ten.. = . 2...... = . + 7 = . + ....... = .. and bgbags each containing one hundred almonds.. and you decide to sell each loose almond for rupee one........ You can certainly ﬁnd the answer be straight counting. 3. + 3) + 4 = . + 4 = . Let us ﬁx the price for each bigbag containing one hundred almonds.... (b) 5 + 6 + 7 = 5 + (6 + 7) = 5 + ..+............ Find the indicated sums (a) 5 + 6 + 7 = (5 + 6) + 7 = . .....+3 = .....) + ....... 12 + 21 + 33 = (.. (f) 3+3+3+3+3 = ((3+3)+(3+3))+3 = (..... = . Since thre are ten bags of almonds in each bigbag and each bag sells for ﬁve rupees.. (g) 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 = ((4 + 4) + (4 + 4)) + (4 + 4) = (8 + .....42 CHAPTER 2.... = .... = .. 2.. the price of the bigbag will be 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5 + 5.... = ........) + ......... 10 + 11 + 12 + 13 = (..... + . We wanted to make a proﬁt by selling each bag of ten almonds for rupees ﬁve........ We made bags each containing ten almonds.

The customer pays you ﬁfteen rupees. You think since you do not have three bags in the bags box. You pick three almonds from the loose almonds box and you hand them to the customer and ask for rupees three (each loose almond sells for rupee one). and 5 for loose almonds for a total of 150 + 20 + 5 = 175 rupees. 4. This is your expected sale proceeds. WORKSHEET 7: SELLING ALMONDS 43 1. The actual process of sales goes as follows.8. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the third customer is Display of almonds 2 9 2 Money in box 28 rupees . The customer pays you three rupees. You put the money in your money box. The customer pays you ten rupees. The third customer: Can I have three bags of almonds please? You: Certainly. If you sold all your almonds to the ﬁrst customer that comes. then you will get 150 for the bigbig bags. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the second customer is Display of almonds 3 2 2 Money in box 13 rupees Justify The change in the display after the second customer! Now you attend the next customer. 3. Now you ask the customer for ﬁfteen rupees (the price of three bags). 20 for the bags. 2. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the ﬁrst customer is Display of almonds 3 4 2 Money in box 3 rupees Justify The change in the display after the ﬁrst customer! Now you attend the next customer. The ﬁrst customer: Can I have three almonds please? You: Certainly. You put the money in your money box. The second customer: Can I have two bags of almonds please? You: Certainly.2. So you actually take one bigbig bag from the bigbig bags box (it contains ten bags) and you give the customer three bags out of it and put the remaining seven bags in the bags box. You put the money in your money box. You pick two bags of almonds from the box containing bags and you hand them to the customer and ask for rupees ten (each bag of almond sells for ﬁve rupee ).

So you take one bag from the bags box (it contains ten almonds) and you give the customer three almonds for the kids and put the remaining loose almonds in the loose almonds box. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the ﬁfth customer is Display of almonds 1 7 6 Money in box 89 rupees Justify The change in the display after the ﬁfth customer! Now you attend the next customer. The fourth customer: Can I have one bag of almonds and three almonds for my three kids lease? You: Certainly.44 CHAPTER 2. 6. 7. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the sixth customer is Display of almonds 0 7 3 Money in box 142 rupees . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS Justify The change in the display after the third customer! Now you attend the next customer. Now you ask the customer for eight rupees (the price of one bag and three loose almonds). 5. The ﬁfth customer: Can I have one bigbag bag of almonds and three almonds for my three kids lease? You: Certainly. You give the customer three loose almonds for the kids ﬁrst and then a bigbig bag and ask for ﬁfty three rupees. The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the fourth customer is Display of almonds 2 7 9 Money in box 36 rupees Justify The change in the display after the fourth customer! Now you attend the next customer. The customer gives you the money and you put it in the money box to be ready for the next customer. You give the customer three loose almonds for the kids ﬁrst and then a bigbig bag and ask for ﬁfty three rupees. The customer gives you the money and you put it in the money box to be ready for the next customer. You think since you do not have three loose almonds in the loose almonds box. You thank the customer and put the money in your money box. The sixth customer: Can I have one bigbag bag of almonds and three almonds for my three kids please? You: Certainly. Then you take another bag from the bags box to give the customer a bag that he asked. The customer pays you eight rupees.

. 5 + 5 + 5 + 5.... . Customer: Well that will be O.. How much money would you have if you had sold all your almonds to the ﬁrst customer? Answer:. Question: How many apples did the fruit seller buy? Answer: 75+75+75.. say.. 237 boxes of apples . .. Why is your actual money more than your expected money.. The warehouse has.K. rupees. 75 + 75 + 75.K.. So you hand himm the seven bags and three loose almonds and ask for . . but I will get more tomorrow.. for now. but the calculation takes time when the sum contains many many numbers to add.. I can sell you all that I have... How many apples are there in all the boxes in the warehouse? Answer:75+75+· · ·+75....9... Division: It conceptualizes the process of repeated subtraction. 8........ Money in box 180 rupees How much money you have in your money box? Answer:.. Consider the two processes on examples: The Process of Multiplication and its notation: Boxes of apples are stored in warehouses before they are brought to the market for sale to the fruit sellers.. Customer: O. but can I have some almonds? You: Certainly.. The seventh customer: Can I have one bigbag bag of almonds please? You: Sorry... Fill in the The display of almonds and the money in your money box after the seventh customer! Justify the numbers you ﬁll! Display of almonds .. A warehouse may have up to a thousand boxes of apples. Multiplication: It conceptualizes the process of repeated addition. Justify the diﬀerence! 2. Examples of repeated addition are 3 + 3 + 3..2... I do not have them anymore.. A fruit seller buys 3 boxes of apples from the wholesale market. Try ﬁnding the above . where the three dots are used to indicate that the number 75 is erpeated 237 times in the eum 75 + 75 + · · · + 75 We have learned to add more than two numbers.....9 Worksheet 8: Multiplication and Division Addition and subtraction provide the basis for the two operations that are called multiplication and division. say 75 apples. WORKSHEET 8: MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION 45 Justify The change in the display after the sixth customer! Now you attend the next customer. Let us say that each box of apples contains... The customer gives you the price and you put it in the money box.

.. Then we learned that group counting in groups of 10 is helpful in understanding the notation used for numbers and provides a diﬀerent method for addition and subtraction (that uses place value) than straight counting. 3. We note that 35 − 5 × 6 = 3. 6 × 11 = − − − − + − − − − + − − − − + − − − − + . + . The answer is written in the form 35 = 5 × 6 + 3 or in the 3 form 35 6 = 5 + 6. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS noted sum. So we need to ﬁnd quicker ways to ﬁnd the number represented by the sum.. i. Using multiplication notation the sum 75 + 75 + 75 is written as 3 × 75 which reads ’three times seventy ﬁve’.. Repeated sums when written in multiplication notation are called products.9. The visualization with line displays were helpful in straight counting (for ﬁnding the count of a collection) and for comprehending the process and the fundamental properties of addition and subtraction. The objects in a collection whose count is 3 × 4 may be displayed as below * * * * * * * * * * * * . at which time we cannot remove 6 apples and the process stops.. The Process of Division and its Notation: A basket contains.. namely... + . to calculate such sums. Similarly. Find the product 6 × 11.. visualizing the operation of addition using collections allowed us to see the two fundamental properties of addition. Answer: 3 × 9 = (9 + 9) + 9 = 18 + 9 = 27.e. We repeatedly remove (take out) 6 apples from the basket. until the basket is left with less than 6 apples.. 2.. Since 5 × 6 = 6 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 6. The next section introduces rectangular displays of objects in a collections which are helpful in understanding the notation and properties of multiplication. 4.. The expression is read ’237 times 75’ and means that the number 75 is to be added 237 times. The notion of multiplication helps here. 3 × 9 = . say 35. + .1 Visualizing Multiplication and its Properties: We start with the display of objects in a collection whose count is expressed in the form of a product: For example the number 3 × 4 stands for the repeated sum 4 + 4 + 4 .. 75 + 75 + · · · + 75 = 237 × 75. The two symbolic expressions stand for the same number. Exercises: Write the numbers expressed in the multiplication notation as sums: 1.. For example. Calculate 3 × 9.46 CHAPTER 2. the commutative property and the associative property of addition. Question: ”How many times the process was repeated and what is the count of apples left after the process stops? Division answers this question. 2. apples.. Simply stated ’3 × 75 = 75 + 75 + 75’. we note that we must take out 6 apples from the basket ﬁve times when the process stops to leave three apples.

9.2. This provides a good visual means for ﬁnding the number 3 × 4 or 4 × 3. 5 × 9. Such rearrangement of objects in a display can be used to calculate the number represented by a product of two numbers.2 Exercises 1.9. 0×9 . Visual means can also be used to ﬁnd the counts. 4 × 9. where the objects in each of the three rows are displayed in three columns * * * * * * * * * * * * This tells us that the count of objects is the same in each display. The second display has one column of 10 objects and a column of 2 objects for a count of 12. 6 × 9. 2 × 9. 3 × 9. 2. 7 × 9. We conclude form this that 3 × 4 = 4 × 3 a property of multiplication called the commutative property.Thus actual counting conﬁrms the same. For example. WORKSHEET 8: MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION 47 The same objects can also be displayed in the another form as below. Actual counting of objects in any of the displays shows that the count of objects in each display is 12. we may rearrange the objects in any of these displays in the form * * or the form * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The ﬁrst display has one row of 10 objects and a row of 2 objects to give a count of 12. 8 × 9. 1 × 9. Use any means to calculate: 9 × 9.

This may be visualized as follows: Start with a line display of 9 objects. MULTIPLICATION TABLE × 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 3 0 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27 4 0 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 5 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 6 0 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 7 0 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 8 0 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 64 72 9 0 9 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 Use any means to verify entries in the multiplication table given above. 0 × 0. etc. The answer ’10’ appears at the junction of the row containing the underlined ’2’ and the column containing the underlined ’5’. 7 × 5. 2. You can continue to take out and give two almonds to a ﬁeld worker as long as there are two or more almonds left in the bag. The table that follows is called the multiplication table. we look at the underlined ’2’ in the left most column. say 9 by 2.. To see that ’2 × 5 = 12’. as for example * * * * * * * * * .48 CHAPTER 2. Somebody may ask: ’How many times you took out two almonds from the bag. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2.9. The process of taking out and giving two almonds will stop when you are left with less than two almonds in the bag. means ﬁnding the maximum number of times you can subtract 2 from 9 and to know what number is lefyt after subtraction process is complete. That is when the process stops. and the underlined ’5’ in the top row. It identiﬁes all the products like 3 × 5. Dividing.3 Visualizing Division and its Notation Division is repeated subtraction. If the count of almonds in the bag is known you may repeatedly subtract the number 2 from the count of almonds in the bag until the result of repeated subtraction is 0 oe 1(the two numbers less than 2). and how many almonds were left in the bag?’ You can answer this question if you were counting the number of ﬁeld workers who got two almonds each. You repeatedly take out two almonds at a time (perhaps to distribute to people working in the ﬁelds). Imagine that you have a bag of almonds. Question: Why will the process stop? Answer: Becuse you can not take out two almonds now(the bag is left with less than two almonds).

9 ÷ 2 = 4 with remainder 1 9 B. At each step we may subtract 2 any number of times as long as subtracation can be carried over.2. the result may be obtained in two steps as shown below 2 9 4 5 4 1 2 2 4 Step 1 2 or even in one step as shown below 2 9 8 1 4 4 Step 1 . WORKSHEET 8: MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION 49 Now form groups of 2 objects each. 9 = 4 × 2 + 1. The 4 at the bottom of the third column is the sum of the entries in the third column.9. 2 =4+ 1 2 C. This can help reduce the number of steps in which the ﬁnal result is obtained. This can be done by putting a vertical bar after every two successir eobjrcts. The repeated subtraction can be shown as 2 9 2 7 2 5 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 Step 1 2 3 4 The right column shows the number of times the number 2 has been subtracted in the marked step. Each entry showing the number of times 2 was subtracted. The 1 at the bottom of the second column is the remainder after the fourth step. For example. starting from the right or left as shown below * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Each display shows that you can subtract 2 from 9 four times and will be left with one object. 9 − 4 × 2 = 1 D. The result may be written in one of two forms A.

36 9 = . In fact this is always the case in any division by a factor... 4. Which numbers among 2. repeated subtraction shows that for any division problem the remainder is always less than the number with which we divide...... It is sometimes 0.4 Exercises 1. 4 2.?. 12 = 3 × 4. One can easily see from the deﬁnition of a product that division by a factor has remainder 0. 36 ÷ 18 = .?.9.. whenever the remainder in division is the number 0.e. What is 12 ÷ 3 = . or equivalently. Then answer: 36÷6 = . 12 = 3 × 4. 19 ÷ 3. 2.. i.. 20 ÷ 3. the numbers 3 and 4 are factors of the number 12. 2. In fact. the divisor is a factor of the given number... Find 17 ÷ 3. i.? . It calculates 25 ÷ 7..e. What is 12 ÷ 4 = .. 21 ÷ 3 10 ÷ 3..9.. Then answer the questions . 3.. 1...50 CHAPTER 2. 15 are factors of the number 15. Thus since. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS The next example shows the division of 25 by 7. It is therefore customary to say that a number is divisible by another number. 7 25 21 4 3 3 Step 1 The calculation shows that 25 ÷ 7 = 3 with remainder 4. Whenever a number can be written as a product of two numbers. 10 ÷ 4. Thus we write 12 ÷ 3 = 4. where 12 is divided by one of its factors.... Is 51 ÷ 1 = 51 true? Explain your answer.?.. Verify that 36 = 6×6 = 4×9 = 2×18 = 1×36. 2. Explain why? 2. the numbers in the product are called factors of the given number.5 Products and Factors The process of division. for example.. Note that the remainder is 0 in 12 ÷ 3..... Explain why the expression 3 ÷ 0 has no meaning.6 Exercises 1.9.. 51 ÷ 17 = 3. Calculate 10 ÷ 2... 3 or 4.. 15 3 = . 18 ÷ 3. and 12 ÷ 4 = 3. 5.?. as well as in 12 ÷ 4.? 4. 10 ÷ 5 3.?. Verify that 17 × 3 = 51.. In such cases we symply express the result of division without specifying the remainder. We also write 12 3 = 4 and 12 = 3.

One may indeed designate any length as a unit length and make a scale or ruler that uses the chosen length as a unit of measure. etc. appears as follows and we call it a number line: The Number Line 0 1 2 3 . 1. which tell us how much space is taken by a liquid like water. 2. Similarly. . In the centemeter ruler the ﬁrst one centemeter segment is shown divided unto ten equal parts and the remaining one centemeter segments are shown divided into two equal parts. 3. . the other major activity that helps explore the world around us is that of measuring. milk. 2. The length of this ﬁrst one inch segment is one inch. . In the inch ruler the ﬁrst one inch segment is shown divided into eight equal parts. Then there are liquid measures. For this one starts with a line and choses two points marked with the numbers 0 and 1. . Measuring is done using a scale. etc. We measure lengths or distances using a measuring tape. A 6 inch ruler 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 A 10 centimeter ruler 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Note that the ﬁrst one inch segment in the inch ruler is between the points marked with the numbers 0 and 1.10 Worksheet 10. MEASUREMENTS 51 2.1 The measuring scale or Ruler. 4. . The scheme of chosing a point and marking (or labeling) it with a number yields a unique point for each number and is described later. The common feature of all types of measures is that they are stated by assigning a number and a unit of measure. There are measures of areas and volumes. The line marked with the successive numbers 0. The segment between 0 and 1 is assigned the measure 1 unit and is called the chosen unit segment. 3..2.10. the ﬁrst one centemeter segment in the centemeter ruler is between the points marked 0 and 1.10. WORKSHEET 10. The Number Line: Shown below are a six inch ruler and a ten centimeter ruler. Inches and centimeters are only two of the commonly used units of measure. Then one choses other points on the line and marks them with the successive numbers 2. Its length is one centemeter. . Measurements Besides counting. To measure heaviness of an object we use weights. 5. 4.

2. as measured earlier is written |P Q| = 3 cm. We also write |AC | = |AB | − |CB |. are chosen.52 CHAPTER 2. Moreover. .10. Thus the length of the segment P Q. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS The choice of points marked 0 and 1 is arbitrary. Addition and Subtraction of segments. the segment AB is called the sum of the segments AC and BC . and we write AC = AB − CB . the symbol |AB | is used to express the length of the segment AB and we also write |AB | = |AC | + |CB |. SUBTRACTION: In the same picture as above. the segment AC is seen as being obtained by removing (subtracting) the segment CB from the segment |AB . 5. thereafter. To measure a segment P Q as shown below P Q one alligns the end point P with 0 on the ruler and reads the mark on the ruler with which Q gets alligned. and we write AB = AC + BC .. . . This reading gives length of the segment as a number of the units (inches or centimeters). that is has length one unit. 4.2 Principles of measurements of lengths 1. . The remaining points 3. ADDITION: Consider the picture of a segment AB and a point C between A and B as shown below: A C B Here. and the segment between 1 and 2 equals (has legth equal to) the segment between 0 and 1. After this choice the point marked 2 is chosen so that 1 is between 2 and 0. The segment between the points 0 and 1 is called the chosen unit segment. to ensure that each is brtween its successor and predecessor. This segment is the chosen unit of maeasure (like the inch or the centemeter). and the seqment between the point and its predesessor equals the segment between 0 and 1. Thus the segment has length of 3 centimeters as seen from the picture below: Measuring with a 10 centimeter ruler P 0 1 2 Q 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.

. + .... What is the length of the segment P Q in the picture in section 2. = ...3 Exercises: 1... = . Measure the lengths of the segments P Q. |P R| = . P R Q Answer the following questions....... 2. . |RQ| = .. (c) |P Q| − |RQ| = .... cms.cms. How many one inch segments are there in a six inch ruler? Answer:. For this the accepted unit area is the area of a square whose sides are all of one unit length like the one below with side length equal to 1 cm: 1 cm2 area 2. (e) |P Q| − |RQ| = ..cms... = ...1 Examples and Exercises First consider the example of a rectangle with adjecent sides of length 2 cm and 3 cm as shown below: . 4.. Now measure it in inches. 3.. . 2. Area Measure To measure an area we ﬁrst establish a unit area.. RQ in the picture below in centimeters.cms.. (a) |P Q| = ..11. WORKSHEET 11... ....... ... − . A B 5. Answer:... (d) |RQ| + |P R| = ........11 Worksheet 11.... AREA MEASURE 53 2. Measeure (ﬁnd length of) the segment AB below in centimeters.. Answer: ... cms......10.. − ... P R..2..cms..10. (b) |P R| + |RQ| = .. ..11.2. How many one centemeter segments are there in a ten centemeter ruler? Answer:.... .. + ... = .

. divide into unit squares and ﬁnd their areas. Measure the sides of the three rectangles. divide into unit squares and ﬁnd their areas. A B C Answer: Area of square A = 4 cm2 . Area of square C = .. cm2 ..54 CHAPTER 2. . 1. Area of square B = 9 ... 2... This is shown below: Rectangle divided into six unit squares 2 1 0 1 2 3 By counting the number of unit squares into which the rectangle is divided we see that the area of this rextangle is 6 square centimeters which is written as 6 cm2 . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS Rectangle with sides 2 cm and 3 cm This rectangle can be divided into 6 unit squares (the unit being the centimeter square). Measure the sides of the three squares below in centimeters. .

..12 Worksheet 12. ..2.. or area.. .. . whether of length.. Consider some examples.. .. Area enclosed by curve B = . or volume. This is the case with all types of measures. More generally. Fractions and fractional measures In measuring parts of a whole we frequently use numbers that are called FRACTIONS.. . 3..... Cut a one meter length of string in two pieces.. 1. in fact anything measurable.. . . arise in practice.. and numbers that are called fractions..12. . What is the length of each of the pieces? You can see intuitively that none of the numbers 1..... 2... . .. . Area within curve C = ... 2. or energy. divide into unit squares and ﬁnd the enclosed areas.. . 3. ... FRACTIONS AND FRACTIONAL MEASURES 55 A B C Answer: Area of rectangle A = . Area of rectangle B = . We consider some cases to learn how fractional measures. WORKSHEET 12... Area of rectangle C = . Measure the sides of each of the simple closed curves.. or power... can be used to represent the length of each piece. A B C Answer: Area enclosed by curve A = 6 cm2 . or weight. .

can be used to represent the lengths |AC | and |CB |. . . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2. ﬁve. In other words we need new numbers to represent such lengths. . . . where m and n represent counting numbers of our choice is called a fraction. . Any point C on this segment divides the segment AB in to two segments AC and CB as shown below: A C B Here indeed by the accepted rules for addition of lengths. 2 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 are fractions which identify the dividing points on each segment. . we have |AB | = |AC | + |CB | and |AC | = |AB | − |CB | (see 2. In general any number written in the form m n . . . consider dividing a unit square into four equal parts. . . . 0 0 0 0 0 Here the numbers 1 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 . 3. . Consider any segment and label its end points as A and B . This is done in the three pictures below: 1 6 1 5 2 6 1 4 2 5 3 6 1 3 2 4 3 5 4 6 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 1 1 1 1 1 OBSERVE: The black area in each square is 1 4 unit squares. .10. . respectively. 3. and six equal parts. We may indeed divide a given segment into any number of equal parts.2). |AB | = 1 unit. . To see how fractions are used to indicate parts of areas. 4. four.56 CHAPTER 2. 2. The next ﬁve pictures below show a unit segment (end points 0 and 1) divided into two. . three. then none of the numbers 1. So that if for example.

These are not deﬁned (in spite of many books containing their so called deﬁnitions). curves. surfaces. Each of these four equal triangles has area 1 4 unit squares.. B . GEOMETRY 57 Here the unit square on the left is divided into four equal squares.13 Geometry The basic items in geometry are points. we simply say that each part is 2 original. D next to the dots: C D A B . They are thus abstractions of the perception left in our brain from certain physical examples or observations. lines.13. 2 2 2. 2. Indeed points cannot be seen (though we tend to forget this). i. planes.13. and space are collections of points. 2. Points represent location in space. and space.2. Points are represented by dots and named using capital letters.12. C . lines. Each of 1 unit squares.. a legth into two equal lengths. on a given curve or line or surface. Thus curves. In the map of a country the location of cities is indicated by dots on the map.e. a volume into two equal volumes. Some observations that help in the intuitive understanding are given below. The unit square on the right these four squares has area 4 is divided into four equal triangles.1 How are fractions used to represent parts of a whole Whenever we divide something into two equal parts.1 POINTS: On a clear night the stars on the background of the sky are perceived as so many shiny dots. a weight 1 (one half) of the into two equal weights. the dividing point marked by the fraction 1 2 is such that the segment between 0 and 1 1 equals the segment between and 1. These are intuitively understood from physical obsvations. The idea of a point is represented by a dot. etc. planes. When the unit segment between 0 and 1 is divided into two equal parts. surfaces. an area into two equal areas. For example we have named below four points represented by four dots using letters A.

The room is indeed limited by ﬂoor. the top of a table.13. or any smooth ﬂat surface like the ﬂoor or the wall of a room. running track in a school playground. a river as seen from the window of a high ﬂying airplane. Each particle of air in the room representing a point in space. a path around a lake. because planes extend indeﬁnitely. One must keep in mind that any physical object can only represent a part of a geometric plane. 2.4 Curves and Paths A piece of string. An end point of a curve is a point such that one can only move to the point or from the . CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS 2. No physical representation gives any reasonable idea of space. The use of the word ‘most’ suggests that there may be exceptional points on a curve. though we think of space as the interior of the room we may be in. all suggest the idea of a curve.2 PLANES: The idea of a plane is obtained by observing the surface of a calm lake. a path in a jungle.13. ceiling and walls.3 SPACE: We think of space as a collection of all points. An air plane moving through space moves on a curve in space. whereas space has no such limitation. Table top and geometric plane 2.13. a rubber band.58 CHAPTER 2. Thus the drawing or sketch obtained by moving a pen (or pencil) on a piece of paper provides a representation of a physical curve. the chalk board. A simple type of exceptional point is an end point. The following are examples of curves: Curves have the inportant property that while moving along the curve one can move through most points on the curve in one direction or its opposite direction.

Thus the following ﬁgures show a curve with a direction of motion indicated by an arrow. Thus a child going to school from home covers the path (home to school) in one direction and covers (or retraces) the same path (school to home) in the opposite direction. namely the crossings of streets. A Path or a track is part of a curve with the property that one may move along the path from one point to another in one direction or in the opposite direction. 2. On a curve or path we shall indicate the direction of movement (when necessary) by means of an arrow. there is only one way or path to move from A to B without retracing any part of the path or moving through any point of the path more than once. A street map of a town or city showing all the streets is a general example of a curve that has many exceptional points. if the only exceptional points (if any) are end points.13. It is called simple. GEOMETRY 59 point but not through the point.13. We shall use the word ’path’ for a curve or part of a curve along which one may move from one point to another without reversing direction and passing each point of the path exactly once. Thus paths are simple open curves. Some more examples of simple open curves are A Line A B Segment with end points A and B A Ray with end point A A Angle with vertex A Angle with vertex A A .2.5 Simple open and Simple closed Curves An open curve is distinguished by the property that for any two points A and B on the curve. Here are some examples of curves with two end points (dots represent end points). Here the path (home to school) is part of the curve that represents all roads in the neighborhood in which the home and school are located. The totality of all streets being the curve.

a segment. In other words two given points determine a unique segment with the two given points as end points and also a unique line that contains the two points. a ray. there is only one line that contains the two points. or an angle are basic common examples of simple open curves. The most common examples of such paths are a path around a lake or the oval shaped running track in a school playground.13. Observe also that a line has no end points. The following are some general examples of curves (exceptional points that are not end points are marked by a dot): A path is said to represent a simple closed curve if one can ‘travel’ (or walk) along the path and get back to the starting point without retracing any part of the path or going through any point on the path more than once. . Moreover. All curves that are drawn on a chalk board or piece of paper are plane curves in the plane of the chalk board or the paper.These properties may be thought of as intuitively clear. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS A line.60 CHAPTER 2. and are part of a collection of accepted rules (also called axioms) of Euclidean Geometry. but many many simple open curves with end points A and B . This means that all points on the curve are in a ﬁxed plane. They are accepted as true in School Geometry (also called Euclidean Geometry). there is exactly one segment with end points A and B . although there may be many many si mple open curves (with or without end points) that contain the two points. The following are examples of simple closed corves: 2.14 Plane Curves In School Geometry one mainly studies curves that lie in a plane.6 A characteristic property of lines and segments It is important to observe that for any two points A and B . Two other examples of simple open curves with end points A and B are: B B A A 2.

As an exercise. The side marked is the segment with end points A and C . It has three sides and three angles. A triangle is formed by three points. a circle.14.. Their shapes are shown below 2. A line and a point that is not on the line also determine a unique plane. B . a square. PLANE CURVES 61 Most common examples that are studied are of simple closed curves in a plane. Many are made of segments like the following 1.2. Other noteworthy simple closed curves in a plane that are of great interest and importance are. a rectangle. A SQUARE: . Any two sides with a common vertex represent an angle of the triangle. The triangle below has vertices A. i. each of which is called a vertex of the triangle. identify all three sides and angles of this triangle. TRIANGLES:Triangles are the most common and also perhaps most important examples of simple closed curves. This means that only one plane can contain a line and a point that is not on that line. only one plane can contain three points that are not on a line.e. Each side of a triangle is a segment with two of the vertices as end points. and an ellipse. and C as marked C Side with end points A and C A B The angle at vertex B is marked. Some other examples of triangles are Every triangle is necessarily a plane curve. as three points which are not on the same line determine a plane. This is so.

MORE SQUARES: 4. A CIRCLE: A Circle 7.62 CHAPTER 2. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS A Square 3. MORE CIRCLES: . MORE RECTANGLES: 6. A RECTANGLE: A Rectangle 5.

AN ELLIPSE: An Ellipse 9.14.2. if 2. MORE ELLIPSES: A deeper study of these forms and disinguishing them from other forms and shapes the concept of equality of segments and angles as well as the notion of a right angle is used (this does not require measurements of segments and angles).1 Equality of Curves in a Plane: We call two planer curves as being the same or equal if the trace of one ﬁts exactly the other.14. As examples consider a segment and an angle and their . PLANE CURVES 63 8.

then the two curves are equal (or same). The traces are drawn on a thin (or tracing) paper placed over the curve. As examples consider the segment with end points A and B shown above and its trace. otherwise they are un-equal. The traces are shown as a dashed segment and dashed angle. A Segment Trace of segment A B B The picture below shows an angle and the trace of the same angle. The curve is visible through the thin paper placed over it and one draws an exact copy of the curve on the thin paper with a pen or pencil. Three possible situations arise when we try to place and ﬁt the trace with three segments shown below with end points C and D. Trace of Angle Angle To assertain if two curves are equal (this means that one is an exact copy of the other). In this case the two segments are equal. In these two case. In Case 1 and Case 3 the trace does not ﬁt the segment with end points C and D.64 CHAPTER 2. one makes a trace of one of the curves and then sees if the trace ﬁts the other curve exactly. Case 1 C Segment Trace of segment A Case 2 C Segment Trace of segment A Case 3 C Segment Trace of segment A D B D B D B Only in Case 2 the trace of segment with end points A and B ﬁts exactly the segment with end points C and D. If it does. the two segments are not equal. CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS traces shown below. .

A RIGHT CIRCULAR CYLINDER A Cylinder 5.15 Shapes of some surfaces and solids 1. A RIGHT CIRCULAR CONE .2. A Cube A Cube 3. SHAPES OF SOME SURFACES AND SOLIDS 65 2.15. A BRICK or Rectangular Parallelopiped A Brick 4. A Sphere: A Ball or Sphere 2.

CLASS 2 WORKSHEETS A Cone 6. A PYRAMID A Pyramid 7.66 CHAPTER 2. A PRISM A PRISM .

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