Writing Numbers

Writing Numbers in Expanded Form

Writing Numbers in Expanded Form

Numbers could be written in three ways, standard
form, word form (written form), and expanded form.

The expanded form of a number is the sum of its
various place values.

Example 1: The number 369 written in expanded form
is 300+60+9

Place values chart

There are 3 sets of one hundred  in the
hundred place.
100+100+100 = 300

There are 6 sets of
tens in the tens place.
10+10+10+10+10+10 = 60
There are 9
ones in the ones place.
1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 = 9

Example 2:

Below is the number 425 written in all three forms.

Example 3: the Number 4,276 written in three forms.