A place value chart shows the value of the digits in a number.

ten thousands thousands hundreds tens ones
  5 3 2 0

What are some ways to represent the number 5, 320?

Standard Form: 5, 320
Word Name: five thousand three hundred twenty
Expanded Form: 5,000 + 300 + 20

Expanded Form is a way to write numbers by adding the value of its digits.

Example: 1,000 + 900 + 50 + 4 = 1,954
 

Example 1: Write and Read the number 6,174

Standard Form

Word Name

Expanded Form

6,174 six thousand one hundred seventy-four 6,000 + 100 + 70 + 4

 

Remember:
You can read and write numbers in standard form, word name, and expanded form.

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