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because just like any other math problem a number plus a number is how ever many more #'s it was than there was at the start of the number...
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The fact that 1 plus 1 is 2 really comes down to the definition of 1 and 2 and plus.


2 is defined to be the next number after 1. (i.e. the successor of 1)
Addition, denoted by plus, is defined , in part, by the rule: n +1 is the successor of n.
That is, adding one to a number is the same as finding the number after it.
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