Grouping of 10 ones in the decimal number system.

### Examples

- In the number 35, the digit 3 occupies tens position and its place value is 30.
- In the number 3245, the digit 4 occupies the tens position and its place value is 40.
- The value of the digit 6 in the number 165 is “six tens” or 60.
- One ten is equivalent to a grouping of 10 ones.

### Notations

- The number 230 can be read as “twenty-three tens”.
- 1 ten is equal to 10 ones.
- 5 tens is equal to 50 ones.
- 10 tens is equal to 100 ones or 1 hundred.

### Property

The number 10 is the first positive power of 10: 10 = \(10^1\).