Ordering Numbers

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Place Value

When a number is written out in digits, each number has a different value depending on what position it is in.

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  • The number 1 stands for 100 since it is in the hundreds place.
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Tens of thousands

  • The number 4 stands for 40,000 since it is in the tens of thousands place.
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Hundreds of thousands

  • The number 3 stands for 300,000 since it is in the hundreds of thousands place.

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1.1Place Value

1.2Factors & Multiples


1.4Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

1.5Growth & Decay

1.6Measurements & Units



3Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

4Geometry & Measures



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