mab blocks


Definition of MAB Blocks

  • MAB blocks are the blocks that show base 10 number values.

More about MAB Blocks

  • MAB stands for Multi-base Arithmetic Blocks.

Example of MAB Blocks

  • There are 1000 blocks in the given figure. The front block is a 10 × 10 block and the value is 100. As there are 10 such types of blocks, the value is 1000.

Solved Example on MAB Blocks

Which number is shown by the blocks?

Choices:
A. 1,506
B. 1,560
C. 1,065
D. 1,605
Correct Answer: A
Solution:
Step 1: In the given place-value blocks, there are 10 hundreds i.e.1 thousand = 1,000; 5 hundreds = 500; and 6 ones = 6.
Step 2: So the number shown by the blocks is 1,000 + 500 + 6 = 1,506.

Related Terms for MAB Blocks

  • Arithmetic
  • Base 10 Block