So if you wanted to go from 40 to 40,000, you would have to add three more zeroes. Digit color brown 4 is in ten-thousand place. The places are grouped by thousands in countries using the "short scale" such as the United States, Australia and English-speaking Canada , and by the millions in countries using the "long scale" such as France and Germany. And I encourage you to pause this video and think about that.

The numbers are built starting from the largest number on the left, and adding smaller numbers to the right. So if you're going from this 4 to this 4, times 10 times 10 times 10, you multiply by 10 the place value. Useful Reference Materials Wikipedia: Now, another way of thinking about it is every time you move place values to the left, as you see here-- this is tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands-- you're increasing what those place values represent by a factor of 10.

## Greater Than One Thousand

You have the basics down. It is thanks to you that dCode has the best Place Values tool. Accept Learn more. Always remember that once you hit a "9" and switch to a "0", the value in the column to the left will increase by one.

Therefore there are four sets of one hundred thousand, nine sets of ten thousand, five sets of one thousand, seven sets of one hundred, eight sets of ten, and four ones in the number 495,784. Write whole numbers in expanded form.

## Place Values

The fourth digit is called the hundreds' place. All rights reserved.

Send this comment. You will just need to practice, practice, and practice.

## Comparing place values

Step 2: Greater Than One Thousand You made it to one thousand pretty quickly. Intro to place value. When you move forward in math, no one is going to ask you to write out the full names of 15 digit numbers. Take a look at the commas ,. Hundreds to Ten Thousandths Previous Page.