# Addend in math - Definition and Examples

An addend in math is a number that is to be added to another number in an addition problem.

Other examples of addends

In 15 + 4, 15 and 4 are addends.

In 6 + 0, 6 and 0 are addends.

In -7 + -9, -7 and -9 are addends

An addend can also be a fraction!

In 2/5 + 1/4, 2/5 and 1/4 are addends
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