# Numbers to 99

These ten digits can make any number:

Look at the shaded column below. All the numbers have 4 ones. Look at the shaded row. All the numbers have 6 tens.

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To make larger numbers we use a number system that has place values. The number 64 has 4 in the ones place and 6 in the tens place.

If your child needs help with place value then consider buying linking cubes or something similar to help model numbers.

Here's another chart. This time the shaded column shows numbers with 7 ones and the shaded row shows numbers with 3 tens.

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Here are some more numbers shown with digits and with blocks.

Showing numbers on a number line helps develop an understanding of place value. It will help your children appreciate where numbers are positioned relative to other numbers. You will find lots of number lines here.