Show Me the Money! I'm making so much money at my lemonade stand!  I'm going to be rich soon!  Let's see how much money I've earned.

On Monday I earned \$3.95.  On Tuesday I earned \$5.80.  I made \$2.45 on Wednesday.  It rained on Thursday so I didn't sell lemonade, but on Friday I earned \$4.00.

Before adding, be sure the numbers are lined up correctly.
Click on the "line up" button.

• Begin at the top of the ones column and add down.

• Be sure to show that you had 1 ten to carry to the tens place.

• Keep adding columns right to left.

• Show each time you must carry to the next column.

 1 2 22 1 2 10 \$ 3 .9 5 \$ 5 .8 0 \$ 2 .4 5 +  \$ 4 .0 0 6 15 16 1 2 22 0 1 10

Wow, \$16.20!   That's a lot of money!
Let's go to the movies.  I'll pay.

The movie costs \$6.50.   We will need \$3.75 for popcorn, \$2.95 for drinks, and \$1.39 for candy.

Let's see if I have enough money.

Line up the problem before adding.
Click the "Line Up" button.

• Begin at the top of the ones column and add down.

• Be sure to show that you had 1 ten to carry to the tens place.

• Keep adding columns right to left.

• Show each time you must carry to the next column.

 1 5 2 1 5 1 9 2 \$ 6 .5 0 \$ 3 .7 5 \$ 2 .9 5 + \$ 1 .3 9 \$ 4 12 14 1 5 25 19 17 9

I bought a T-shirt for \$16.29, a cap for \$9.52, a pair of jeans for \$32.48, and gum for \$0.39

How much did we spend?

 1 5 1 6 16 1 2 8 \$ 1 6 .2 9 \$ 9 .5 2 \$ 3 2 .4 8 +\$ .3 9 \$ 3 4 5 7 8 18 4 6 16 2 8 28

We bought some things for my brother too.

He got some baseball cards for \$3.57, a pair of shoes for \$72.95, and and ice cream for \$0.75.
How much did we spend on my brother?

 Get a piece of paper to write this addition problem.  When you have found the sum, type it below the problem. \$ 3 .5 7 \$ 7 2 .9 5 +\$ .7 5

 You are doing a wonderful job of adding columns of money.

 You are really great at adding columns of numbers numbers! You could sure  "Show Me The Money"!