Make a Ten - Place Value | Addition | Subtraction - PhET Interactive Simulations

Make a Ten

Make a Ten simulation


  • Place Value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Арыфметыка

Sample Learning Goals

  • Improve understanding of place value by using different sizes of papers for ones, tens, and hundreds.
  • Develop mental math strategies when taking apart and putting together numbers.
  • Use the “make a ten” strategy when counting and doing addition.
  • Develop a mental model of the basic properties of numbers including commutativity, associativity, and closure.

Standards Alignment

Common Core - Math

  • 2.OA.C.4

  • 2.OA.C.3

  • 2.NBT.B.8

  • 2.NBT.B.7

  • 2.NBT.B.6

  • 2.NBT.B.5

  • 1.OA.C.6

  • 1.OA.B.3

  • 1.NBT.C.6

  • 1.NBT.C.5

  • 1.NBT.C.4

  • 1.NBT.B.2c

  • 1.NBT.B.2b

  • 1.NBT.B.2a

  • 1.NBT.B.2

System Requirements


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Version 1.0.18