Place value

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Comparing & Ordering  Numbers with place value.

You can use place value to compare and order numbers.

Example: compare 35,714 and 33,895

Line up the digits in order starting at the ones place


Moving from left to right, compare the digits in order.

Stop at the first place where the numbers are different.

The digits in the thousands place differ

The number with the largest digit is greater.

6 > 3

36,714 is greater than 33,895