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Grade 5

Numbers, words and symbols (10000 to 50000)


In Writing numbers with thousands, we looked at different ways of writing or representing numbers. Now we are going to build on that and look at the next column in the place value table called the Tens of Thousands or Ten Thousands column. Let's start by watching a video.


The next column after the Thousands column is called the Tens of Thousands or Ten Thousands column.

Worked examples

Question 1

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

Question 2

How do we write the number $29107$29107 in words?

  1. twenty nine thousand, one hundred and seven


    twenty nine thousand and seventy one


Question 3

What number is one hundred more than eighteen thousand, seven hundred and twenty three?




Read and print in words whole numbers to ten thousand, using meaningful contexts (e.g., newspapers, magazines)

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