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# Place Value Chart

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 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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