Math K-Plus
What is the Relationship Of Digits To A Number? Let's talk about the number 23. When you look at the number 2, you know it means two of something. What does 23 mean? Does it mean two of something or three of something or something different? Let's look closer at this question.
In the number 23, each digit takes on a different value depending on its place in the number. The digit 2 stands for 2 tens (or twenty) and the 3 stands for 3 ones (or three); so 23 is stated twenty-three. The picture below shows you a visual example of the number 23 meaning and structure. The picture shows us 23 Peaches (10 + 10 + 3 = 23).