# Hundred

## Hundred

Grouping of 100 ones in the decimal number system.

### Examples

• In the number 235, the digit 2 occupies the hundreds position and its place value is 200.
• In the number 3425, the digit 4 occupies the hundreds position and its place value is 400.
• The value of the digit 6 in the number 654 is “six hundreds” or “600”.
• One hundred is equivalent to a grouping of 100 ones.

### Notation

• The number 3200 can be read as “thirty-two hundreds”.
• 1 hundred is equal to 100 ones.
• 5 hundreds is equal to 500 ones.
• 1 hundred is equal to 10 tens.
• 1 thousand is equal to 10 hundreds.

### Property

The number 100 is the second positive power of 10: 100 = $$10^2$$