Become math lovers!

The jump strategy is a way of adding or subtracting numbers by jumping over by increments of 10s or 1s on the number line.

**Jump strategy for addition**

Perhaps it is obvious that the jump strategy can help you get the sum or the difference quickly.

For example, see how quick you can get an answer for 43 + 22.

It could have taken you a lot longer to write down the addition problem using paper and pencil and then do the math. By the same token, using your fingers to keep adding 1
to 43 is time-consuming!

Jump strategy for subtraction