# Add the numbers: 159 + 5,043 + 338 = ? Calculate the natural numbers sum and learn how to do the addition, column adding method, from right to left

## The numbers addition to perform: 159 + 5,043 + 338

### Stack the numbers on top of each other.

#### And so on...

 1 5 9 5 0 4 3 + 3 3 8 ?

## Add column by column; start from the column on the right.

### Add the digits in the ones column:

#### 2 is the tens digit. Carry it over to the tens column. Write the digit above that column. Add it with the rest of the digits in that column.

 2 1 5 9 5 0 4 3 + 3 3 8 0

### Add the digits in the tens column:

#### 1 is the hundreds digit. Carry it over to the hundreds column. Write the digit above that column. Add it with the rest of the digits in that column.

 1 2 1 5 9 5 0 4 3 + 3 3 8 4 0

### Add the digits in the hundreds column:

#### 5 is the hundreds digit. Write it down at the base of the hundreds column.

 1 2 1 5 9 5 0 4 3 + 3 3 8 5 4 0

### Add the digits in the thousands column:

#### 5 is the thousands digit. Write it down at the base of the thousands column.

 1 2 1 5 9 5 0 4 3 + 3 3 8 5 5 4 0