# Add the numbers: 966 + 9,285 + 2,059 = ? Calculate the natural numbers sum and learn how to do the addition, column adding method, from right to left

## The numbers addition to perform: 966 + 9,285 + 2,059

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

#### And so on...

 9 6 6 9 2 8 5 + 2 0 5 9 ?

## 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 9 6 6 9 2 8 5 + 2 0 5 9 0

### Add the digits in the tens column:

#### 2 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.

 2 2 9 6 6 9 2 8 5 + 2 0 5 9 1 0

### Add the digits in the hundreds column:

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

 1 2 2 9 6 6 9 2 8 5 + 2 0 5 9 3 1 0

### Add the digits in the thousands column:

#### 1 is the ten thousands digit. Write it down at the base, next to the thousands digit.

 1 2 2 9 6 6 9 2 8 5 + 2 0 5 9 1 2 3 1 0