Writing 4-Digit Numbers in Expanded Form Worksheets

Students who can read a number are described good or satisfactory. Higher-order adjectives like splendid or stellar are often saved for those who not only comfortably read a number but see in their mind’s eye the specific value each digit in a number represents. Call it a super-essential math concept that is at the heart of every number-success story, place value defines the numerical value of the digits in a number. Here’s how it works with an example — the digits in 1,234, a 4-digit number, have place values of one thousand, two hundreds, three tens, and four ones and can be expressed as 1000 + 200 + 30 + 4. Utilize our free printable writing 4-digit numbers in expanded form worksheets to introduce children to a key concept. Tell them that this expression, which we just demonstrated shows the place value of each digit, is called the expanded notation. Let not the concept of place value be a head-scratcher anymore!

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