You can show numbers using
baseten blocks to model
a number.

This is the
1block or
unit block the
smallest of all the blocks. 

This is the
10block
corresponding to 10 units.
It is also referred to as a
rod or long. 

This is the
100block and
corresponds to 100 units. It is also called a
flat. 

This is the
1000block and
corresponds to 1000 units. 
Here are some numbers represented using base ten blocks.
Numbers
are made up of digits in
the same way that words are made up of letters.
These words are called place
value headings.
hundreds 
tens 
ones 
3
3 x 100 = 300

2
2 x 10 = 20

5
5 x 1 = 5

3 hundreds 
2 tens 
5 ones 
The number
325 is
made up of :
five
ones
two tens
and three hundreds

Remember: To find the
value of each digit, multiply the digit by its
placevalue position.
In 5,432 the value of
the 4 is 4 x 100, or
400. 
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