Try to read the number 359468421. Is it difficult? Yes. It is not easy. But by using the indicators or the periods, it is easy to read and write 359468421 as under.

**Place
Value Chart**

As in the table:1.2, when writing large numbers
we make use of place value chart to ensure that we do not miss any digit in between,
while writing it. The ones place can be represented by the letter ‘O’, tens place
by ‘T’, hundreds place by ‘H’, thousands place by ‘Th’, ten thousands place by ‘T
Th’, lakhs place by ‘L’ , ten lakhs place by ‘T L’, crores place by ‘C’ and ten
crores by ‘T C’.

Try to read the number 359468421. Is it difficult?
Yes. It is not easy. But by using the **indicators or the periods, it is easy to
read and write 359468421 as under.**

**Try these**

**Complete the table**

**Note: When we write numbers, the place
value increases from right to left .**

**Example 1.1**

How many thousands are there in 1 lakh?

**Solution**

Lakh is 2 places to the left of thousand. So, it
is 10 × 10 = 100 times thousand.

Hence, 1 lakh = 100 thousand.

**Example 1.2**

Read and expand the number 50000

NUMBER: 50,000

Expanded form: 5 × 10000

Read as: Fifty
Thousand

Read and expand the number 676097

NUMBER: 676097

Expanded form: 6×100000 + 7×10000 + 6×1000 + 0×100
+ 9×10 + 7×1

Read as: Six Lakh Seventy
Six Thousand Ninety Seven

**Try these**

Read and expand the following numbers:

1. 2304567

**2304567 = Read as : Twenty three lakhs four thousand
five hundred and sixty seven**

**Expand : 2 × 1000000 + 3 × 100000 + 0 × 10000 + 4 ×
1000 + 5 × 100 + 6 × 10 + 7 × 1**

2. 4509888

**4509888 = Read as :
Forty five lakh nine thousand eight hundred and eighty eight**

**Expand : 4 × 1000000
+ 5 × 100000 + 0 × 10000 + 9 × 1000 + 8 × 100 + 8 × 10 + 8 × 1**

3. 9553556

**9553556 = Read as :
Ninety five lakh fifty three thousand five hundred and fifty six**

**Expand : 9 × 1000000
+ 5 × 100000 + 5 × 10000 + 3 × 1000 + 5 × 100 + 5 × 10 + 6 × 1**

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