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Why is 1 plus 1 2?

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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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Why is 1 plus 1 2 but not 11?

Because we are counting in base 10, and the next number after 1 is 2, not 11.

If 1 plus 1 is 2 then why not 3?

It is best to try this out. Put one of an object, and one of another object, together, and see how many you get in total.

What is 2 plus 2-1 plus 1?

It equals five. take away the ones it is 2+2. Next it could be a decimal like 2.5+2.5=5! That is probably why people say "2+2=5." End of story!

When will 1 plus 1 not equal to 2?

In words, "one plus one" is always equal to "two". But in symbols, when writing these numbers in binary representation, 1 + 1 = 1 0 . When you're reading binary numbe
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What is 1 and 2 plus 1 and 8?

I couldn't understand exactly what you were asking, you here are multiple answers. 1+2+1+8 = 12 1 x 2 + 1 x 8 = 10 1/2 + 1/8 = 5/8 Sorry If That Wasn't What You Were Looking F