#### Answer

43+54=97
Solution. Add the ones column 3+4=7 then add the tens column 4+5=9
43
+
54
97

#### Work Step by Step

First rename each number as tens and ones
43 = 4 tens and 3 ones;
54 = 5 tens and 3 ones
Next add tens to tens 4 tens + 5 tens = 9 tens = 90
Then add ones to ones 3 ones + 4 ones = 7 ones = 7
Combine both sum 90 + 7 = 97
43 + 54 = 97