Expanded Form of a Number - Place Values

Hi Kids,
et us learn how to write a number in expanded form.

Definition:

Expanding a number based on the place value is known as "Expanded Form".
To write a number in expanded form, first let us learn about place values.

Place values
Example:

Consider 145.
Apply place values,


145 Place Value


It can be written as,


145 Expanded Form


So,
145 =
1 x 100 = 100
4 x 10 = 40
5 x 1 = 5

145 = 100 + 40 + 5


Kids need to learn the concept of place values to understand the position of a number, such as ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands places.
This learning activity will be helpful for you kids when you carry out math problems with giant numbers.
While writing a number in expanded form, each digit will represent a different value based on its position.
In this page, you can learn in detail about a number’s expanded form with easy definition and example.
Have fun with this place values math learning activity.


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