1. Number and place value

Lesson

Can you order four-digit numbers ?

Arrange 2329, 2239, 2392 from largest to smallest.

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Idea summary

A place value table is useful when comparing numbers.

This video orders three five digit numbers, by first writing them in a place value table.

Order these numbers from largest to smallest.

a

13\,345, \,14\,533,\,14\,335

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b

37\,508,\,30\,758,\,37\,058

Worked Solution

Idea summary

When we use place value to order numbers, always start with the far left digit and think about the digit's place value.