# 3 Digits Number on Spike Abacus

Showing 3 digits number on spike abacus helps the children to understand the concept of numbers. Numbers from 100 to 999 are 3 digits number; we can use beads to show these numbers on spike abacus.

Examples showing 3 digits number on spike abacus:

(i)

1                0                0

One hundred

In ones or unit place there is no beads that represents 0; in tens place also there is no bead that represents 0 and in hundreds place there is only 1 bead that represents 1.

(ii)

2                3                1

Two hundred thirty one

In ones or unit place there is only one bead that represents 1; in tens place there are three beads that represents 3 and in hundreds place there are two beads that represents 2.

(iii)

3                4                4

Three hundred forty four

In ones or unit place there are four beads that represents 4; in tens place there are four beads that represents 4 and in hundreds place there are three beads that represents 3.

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