1. Number and place value

Lesson

Can you read, write and model four-digit numbers ?

How do we write the number 6107 in words?

A

Six thousand and seventy one

B

Six thousand, one hundred and seven

Worked Solution

Idea summary

When you are writing a number using digits, use 0 as a place holder if a place value column is empty.

Let's look at reading and writing larger numbers.

How do we write the number 29\,107 in words?

A

Twenty nine thousand, one hundred and seven

B

Twenty nine thousand, and seventy one

Worked Solution

Write twenty seven thousand, four hundred and fifty six in numerals.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

In a place value table, five-digit numbers start in the tens of thousands column and have a digit in each column down to the ones.