# Place Value of Numbers

 M HTh TTh Th H T O

O stands for “ones”: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.

T stands for “tens”: 10, 20, 30, etc.

H stands for “hundreds”: 100, 200, 300, etc.

Th stands for “thousands”: 1000, 2000, 3000, etc.

TTh stands for “tens of thousands” or “ten thousands”: 10 000, 20 000, etc.

HTh stands for “hundreds of thousands” or “hundred thousands”: 100 000

M stands for “millions”: 1 000 000

## Word and Numeral Names

Numbers can be expressed in two ways:

64 – as numerals

sixty-four – as word names

Example:

Name the following numbers:

3 = three

18 = eighteen

293 = two hundred and ninety-three

1 923 = one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-three

48 190 = forty-eight thousand, one hundred and ninety

*NOTE: We say “forty-eight thousand”, NOT “forty thousand, eight thousand”.

174 822 = one hundred and seventy-four thousand, eight hundred and twenty-two

*NOTE: We say “one hundred and seventy-four thousand”, NOT “one hundred thousand, seventy thousand and four thousand”.

2 832 211 = two million, eight hundred and thirty-two thousand, two hundred and eleven

*NOTE: We say “eight hundred and thirty-two thousand”, NOT “eight hundred thousand, thirty thousand and two thousand”.