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
Place values chart
There are 3 sets of one hundred in the
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
Below is the number 425 written in all three forms.
Example 3: the Number 4,276 written in three forms.