Lesson 22.4: Social Studies Connection

A Counting Board

Long ago, people used counting boards to count and work with numbers. The beads on this board show place value.

The blue beads show the ones place. There are 2 ones.

The red beads show the tens place. There are 5 tens.

Counting board with 5 red beads on the center wire and 2 
	blue beads on the right.
5 tens 2 ones
50 + 2 = 52

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