Change it to base three, James.1 + 2 = 10
Unless you’re adding negative numbers in which case you get a smaller number.
At my school, they had a balance scale where you could hang numbers, and the larger numbers really were bigger, so they would balance out.
Well, James has a point. If Ruthie had said ‘make a ’greater’ number, instead of ‘bigger’ number, though, James probably wouldn’t have understood.-It will be interesting to see if James understands the gambit that the school counselor is using in today’s comic on creators.com…
James knows ways around things. I think I see a future Alexander the Great here.