Base ten block facts for kids
They are also known as multibase arithmetic blocks (MABs) or Dienes blocks after the Hungarian mathematician Zoltán Pál Dienes, who told others about using them.
These blocks come in four different sizes and represent different values.
- Units represent ones
- Rods represent tens
- Flats represent hundreds
- Cubes represent thousands
Base ten block Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.