Base Ten Blocks

Understanding What are Base Ten Blocks

What are Base Ten Blocks?

Base ten blocks are a mathematical manipulative used
to teach basic mathematical concepts like place value, 
addition, subtraction, number sense, and counting. 
Student can manipulate the blocks in different ways
to express numbers and patterns.

base ten blocks


This the 1-block called unit  example

1 block or one unite.jpg

This the 10-block made up of ten units. 
called Rod or Long

rod or long

This the 100-block made up of 100 units. called flat.  example:

100 block or flat

This the 1000-block made up of 1000 units. no
special name  example:

1000 block

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