# Column addition: Lesson 3: eagles

## The Lesson

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In this exciting lesson, you will be need to solve a range of addition word problems that feature eagles. Try using **PAWS** to arrive at the right answer!

**P ** = Picture the problem in your mind.

**A **= Annotate the word problem by highlighting the important information.

**W** = Write down the number sentence that needs to be solved.

**S** = Solve the number sentence using an efficient strategy.

**Useful prior knowledge:**

- To confidently add 3-digit numbers together using counters in a place value chart and column addition (with one exchange).

**Did you know?**

Golden eagles are extremely fast and can reach a maximum air speed of 320 kilometres per hour – a speed similar to the top speed of a Formula One racing car!

## Use PAWS, counters and column addition to solve the following word problem.

In the Scottish Highlands, Tilly (a golden eagle) was flying 154 metres above ground level. As she approached a mountain, she rose by 362 metres .

**How far above the ground was Tilly now flying?**