Topic 1.2: The Decimal Number System and Place Value (Decimal Numbers)

Understanding Numbers - Activity One


Try writing the numbers 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. The first one is done for you.

  7th Place 6th Place 5th Place 4th Place 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place Decimal Point 1st Decimal Place 2nd Decimal Place 3rd Decimal Place 4th Decimal Place
  Million Hundred Thousand Ten Thousand Thousand Hundred Ten One .

One Tenth

One Hundredth

One Thousandth One Ten Thousandth
  1 000 000 100 000 10 000 1 000 100 10 1 .
a)     1 6 8 2 5 . 9 5 4 3
b)               .        
c)               .        
d)               .        
e)               .        

 

Your answers
a) Digital Numeral:
  Word Numeral:

b) Digital Numeral:
  Word Numeral:

c) Digital Numeral:
  Word Numeral:

d) Digital Numeral:
  Word Numeral:

e) Digital Numeral:
  Word Numeral:

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