# Make 10 Strategy Worksheets

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Printable Addition Strategy Worksheets for 1st Grade:
Add by Counting On
Counting On with Missing Addend
Adding Doubles (eg. 3 + 3)
Add using Addition Facts

### Make 10 Strategy Worksheets

The “Make 10” strategy is a useful mental math technique, especially when one of the addends is 9. The idea is to recognize that 9 is just one away from 10, and you can easily adjust the other addend to make a 10. Here’s how you can use the “Make 10” strategy when one addend is 9:

Problem: Add 9 and 6.

1. Recognize the Relationship:
Understand that 9 is one less than 10. You’re looking for the number that, when added to 9, completes the 10.
2. Adjust the Other Addend:
To make a 10, subtract 1 from the other addend (6) and add to 10
9 + 6 = 10 + 5
3. Write the Sum:
The sum is 15 because
10 + 5 = 15.

So, 9 + 6 can be thought of as 10 + 5 using the “Make 10” strategy.

Visualization:
You can visualize this using a number bond or a ten frame.

Note: The “Make 10” strategy can be applied in various addition problems, not just when one addend is 9. It’s a versatile method that helps simplify addition by taking advantage of the relationship between numbers.

Have a look at this video, if you need to review how to use the make 10 strategy when one of the addend is 9.

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### More Make 10 Strategy Worksheets

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Word Problems
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Sprint Practice
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Make 10 Strategy Worksheet #8 (Make it Equal)

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3 Addends Word Problems

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