## Place value of digits up to hundreds of thousands

In pairs:

- Complete the pattern shown:

9 + 1 =

99 + 1 =

999 + 1 =

9 999 + 1 =

99 999 + 1 = - Discuss the activity and list other hundred thousands.

### Note

The number 99 999 + 1 = 100 000

The number is read as **one hundred thousand**.

The place value of each digit in 100 000 is shown in the chart.

In pairs:

- Write three 6-digit numbers.

, , - Identify the place value of each digit in each number.
- Discuss the results and share with other groups.

## Exercise A

### A3

Represent each of the following numbers on an abacus:

- 253 918
- 640 273
- 948 750

### Digital Time

## Total value of digits up to hundreds of thousands

In pairs:

- Write any 6-digit number.
- Represent the number on a place value chart.
- Read the number on the chart, relating each digit to its place value.
- Write the total value of each digit.
- Discuss the results and share with other groups.

### Example 1

The population of a county was 495 128.

How many people were represented by digits 4 and 2 in the number?

Hundred Thousands | Ten Thousands | Thousands | Hundreds | Tens | Ones |

4 | 9 | 5 | 1 | 2 | 8 |

The place value of digit 4 is Hundred Thousands.

The total value of digit 4 is 4 × 100 000 = 400 000.

The place value of digit 2 is tens.

The total value of digit 2 is 2 × 10 = 20.

The number of people represented by digit 4 is 400 000.

The number of people represented by digit 2 is 20.