Topic 1.1: The Decimal Number System and Place Value (Whole Numbers)

Understanding Numbers - Activity Three


Try writing the numbers { a) to e) } shown in the following Place Value chart in both word and digit numerals, remembering to use spaces and groups of three when writing the digit numerals, and commas and groups of three when writing word numerals. The first one is done for you.

  13th Place 12th Place 11th Place 10th Place 9th Place 8th Place 7th Place 6th Place 5th Place 4th Place 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place
  Trillion Hundred Billion Ten Billion Billion Hundred Million Ten Million Million Hundred Thousand Ten Thousand Thousand Hundred Ten One
 
a) 4 9 1 7 2 8 6 3 5 1 3 9 2
b) 6   3 5 9   2 8   7 2 1 5
c)   8   1   5 9 6 2       4
d)   3 7   8   1 5   6 2 8 1
e) 2 8     7 4     6   3 9  

a) Digit Numeral:

Word Numeral:

b) Digit Numeral:

Word Numeral:

c) Digit Numeral:

Word Numeral:

d) Digit Numeral:

Word Numeral:

e) Digit Numeral:

Word Numeral:

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