- Start from the right most digit.
- Going from right to left, the place values of the digits are ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, and ten thousands.
- To write the expanded form of a number we multiply each digit of the number by the place value of the digit.
Example: Expand 97, 535?
9 is in ten thousands place, 7 is in thousands place, 5 is in hundreds place, 3 is in tens place and 5 is in ones place.
Answer: 9 x 10,000 + 7 x 1000 + 5 x 100 + 3 x 10 + 5 x 1
Directions: Expand the following. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.