To make the "expanded" form of a number, break it down to its ones, tens, hundreds, and other place values. Understanding how to break numbers down assist students in understanding various problem-solving strategies. This resource provides videos and practice problems that explore this skill.

Content Standard(s):

Mathematics MA2015 (2016) Grade: 4

7 ) Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons. [4-NBT2]

NAEP Framework

NAEP Statement:: 4NPO1c: Compose or decompose whole quantities by place value (e.g., write whole numbers in expanded notation using place value: 342 = 300 + 40 + 2).

NAEP Statement:: 4NPO1e: Connect model, number word, or number using various models and representations for whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

NAEP Statement:: 4NPO1i: Order or compare whole numbers, decimals, or fractions.

NAEP Statement:: 8NPO3a: Perform computations with rational numbers.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards

AAS Standard: M.AAS.4.7- Compare the value of two numbers up to 100 and read a whole number up to 100.