Friday, September 3, 2010

Base Ten

What is base ten?

  • Base ten is the number system we use to count, add, subtract, and much much more!
  • It consists of digits 0-9.

What are base ten blocks?

Base ten blocks are toys or tools used to help understand place value, regrouping, addtion, and subtraction.

On average base ten blocks look like this.
What are base ten blocks used for?

Base ten blocks can be used for adding larger numbers. Watch this video to see a demonstration.

Can I try?

Click the image to practice using base ten blocks.

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