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Place Value: Writing a Number in Expanded Form

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Place Value: Writing a Number in Expanded Form


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Type: Learning Activity


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):
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.

Tags: expanded form, multidigit numbers
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit

2019 ALCOS

7. Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using standard form, word form, and expanded form.

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Author: Michelle Frye
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit