topic badge
Grade 5

Numbers, words and symbols (50000 to 90000)


In Writing numbers with tens of thousands, we were introduced to the Tens of Thousands or Ten Thousands column in the place value table. Now we are going to build on that and look at how to write numbers all the way up to $90000$90000. Let's start by watching a video.


We can use zero ($0$0) as a place value holder.


Worked examples

Question 1

Choose the written form for the number $90528$90528.

  1. ninety thousand, five hundred and twenty eight


    ninety thousand and fifty two


    ninety thousand, two hundred and fifty eight


Question 2

Write the following using numerals:

  1. fifty six thousand, three hundred and thirty seven

Question 3

Write the number that is ten more than sixty one thousand, five hundred and ninety seven.



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

What is Mathspace

About Mathspace