Lesson

Do you remember the names of the place value columns?

This video has some examples of numbers with tens of thousands, and helps us change them from written numbers to numerals. All the numbers in this lesson will have 5 digits.

Write the following using numerals:

fifty six thousand, three hundred and thirty seven

Worked Solution

Choose the written form for the number 90\,528.

A

Ninety thousand, five hundred and twenty eight

B

Ninety thousand, two hundred and fifty eight

C

Ninety five thousand and twenty eight

D

Ninety thousand and fifty two

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Even though the written number may not mention a place value, we can't leave it out, so use a zero in any spot that has no digit.

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