How to make three-digit numbers, starting with one number and placing another next to it in order to make a new number. For example, 3, 33, 333.

This clip is from:
The Maths Channel, Numbers
First broadcast:
8 June 2007

This clip can be used to encourage pupils to experiment with making their own three-digit numbers. Pupils could be given a range of cut-out digits and asked to make as many three-digit numbers as they can. As a class, they can then go through how these numbers are said and written on paper, with pupils at first given the opportunity to guess how they might be said.