1. Number and place value

Lesson

Can you order four-digit numbers ?

Arrange 2329, 2239, 2392 from largest to smallest.

Worked Solution

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

Worked Solution

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.

applies place value to order, read and represent numbers of up to five digits