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Examples, videos, stories and solutions to help Grade 4 students learn about expanded form or expanded notation. Expanded notation allows us to write a number to show the place values of the digits in the number.

We can write 82,503, using expanded notation.
82,503 = 80,000 + 2,000 + 500 + 3
= 8 × 10,000 + 2 × 1,000 + 5 × 100 + 3

How to change from Standard form to Expanded Form
1. Label the digits
2. Pull out the value of digits starting with the highest place value
3. Write the value of each digit adding up the parts

Writing Numbers in Expanded Form
Expanded Form or Expanded Notation

Use the place value chart to write numbers in expanded notation
Expanded notation is a method of writing a number that emphasizes the place value of each digit of the number. Expanded notation is also called expanded form. It consists of the sum of each digit multiplied by its corresponding place value.
Whole Numbers: Expanded Form, rounding and Inequalities

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