## ADDITION

### Addition

**Addition**is a mathematical operation that represents the total amount of objects together in a collection. It is signified by the plus sign . For example, in the picture on the right, there are 3 + 2 applesâ€”meaning three apples and two apples together, which is a total of 5 apples. Therefore, 3 + 2 = 5. Besides counting fruits, addition can also represent combining other physical and abstract quantities using different kinds of objects: negative numbers, fractions, irrational numbers, vectors, decimals, functions, matrices and more.

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### addition

#### Noun

- The act of adding anything.
*The addition of five more items to the agenda will make the meeting unbearably long.*

- Anything that is added.
- The arithmetic operation of adding.
- A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
- A title annexed to a person's name to identify him or her more precisely, as in "John Doe,
**Esq**.", "Robert Dale,**Mason**", "Thomas Way,**of New York**". - Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honour; opposed to .

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