# 1st Class Mathematics Ones and Tens Identifying Tens in a Number

## Identifying Tens in a Number

Category : 1st Class

### Identifying Tens in a Number

Hereis a number. Inis at tens place. Second digit from right is the digit at tens place. For example,

Inthe 2nd digit from right isand hence, it is the digit at tens place. In this case it is also saidhas tens.

Inthe 2nd digit from right.

isand this is the reason it will be called tens place digit in. This is also said thathastens.

Now we can say that

has one tens.

has two tens.

has three tens.

This rule goes the same for every two or more digit numbers.

How many tens are there in 20?

(a) It has 2 tens

(b) It has 5 tens

(c) It has 3 tens

(d) It has 1 ten

Explanation

Inthe 2nd digit from right is.

Therefore,is at tens place or it can be said thathastens.

How many tens are there in 34?

(a) 4

(b) 3

(c) 5

(d) 2

Explanation

Inthe 2nd digit from right isand hence, it is at tens place.

• The digit 0 to 9 was invented in India.
• 0 to 9 is the base of all the numbers.

• digit from right is at the ones place in a number.
• digit from right is at the tens place in a number.

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