The colours help emphasise the base ten nature of the number system and make it simpler for students and teachers to describe what they are doing as they can refer to the different colours.
● 100 Yellow Cubes
● 10 Green Rods
● 10 Blue Flats
● 1 Red block
Our base 10 sets are ideal for exploring addition, subtraction, decimals, fractions, areas and volume. What are all the pieces? A unit = 1 and measures 1cm x 1cm x 1cm. A rod = 10 units and measures 10cm x 1cm x 1cm. Flats = 100 units and measure 10cm x 10cm x 1cm and the cube = 1000 units and measures 10cm x 10cm x 10cm.