Base-Five Pieces

Manipulatives and More

Given below are some practice problems that will help you better understand the Base-Five numeration system.

**Base-Five Numerals**

- What collection of pieces represents 332
_{five}? - What base-ten numeral has the same value as 143
_{five}? - What base-five numeral has the same value as the base-ten numeral 163?

**Addition**

- What base-five numeral represents 123
_{five}+ 221_{five}? - What base-five numeral represents 1342
_{five}+ 334_{five}?

**Subtraction**

- What base-five numeral represents 434
_{five}- 213_{five}? - What base-five numeral represents 1111
_{five}- 314_{five}?

**Division**

- What base-five numeral represents 341
_{five}÷ 3? - What base five numeral represents 120
_{five}÷ 12_{five}?

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