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## Thursday, December 8, 2011

## Tuesday, September 27, 2011

### "What's Special About This Number" Facts

people have always been fascinated by NUMBERS... Numbers are actually basic elements of mathematics used for counting, measuring, ranking, comparing quantities, and solving equations. Numbers have unique properties: for some ones of us they are merely concise symbols manipulated according to arbitrary rules, for others numbers carry occult powers and mystic virtues.

Almost all numeration systems start as simple tally marks, using single strokes to represent each additional unit. The first known use of numbers dates back to around 30,000 BC when tally marks were precisely used by stone age people.

To show that each number is unique and has its own beauty, we have collected for you a huge amount of facts pertaining to the magical world of numbers, covering a range of different topics including mathematics, history, philosophy, psychology, symbolism, etymology, language, and/or ethnology...

Almost all numeration systems start as simple tally marks, using single strokes to represent each additional unit. The first known use of numbers dates back to around 30,000 BC when tally marks were precisely used by stone age people.

To show that each number is unique and has its own beauty, we have collected for you a huge amount of facts pertaining to the magical world of numbers, covering a range of different topics including mathematics, history, philosophy, psychology, symbolism, etymology, language, and/or ethnology...

## Wednesday, August 12, 2009

### how to write the numerals

Example 1

Step 1: Write in numerals

Write the numerals for ‘fifty-four thousand and nine’

Step 2: Build place value frame starting from ones to the value that being asked

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

Step 3: Write the digit according to its place value

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

5 4 ..... ..... 9

Step 4: Write the zero at the blank

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

5 4 0 0 9

Step 5: Write the answer

54 009

Step 1: Write in numerals

Write the numerals for ‘fifty-four thousand and nine’

Step 2: Build place value frame starting from ones to the value that being asked

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

Step 3: Write the digit according to its place value

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

5 4 ..... ..... 9

Step 4: Write the zero at the blank

TTh, Th, H, T, O,

5 4 0 0 9

Step 5: Write the answer

54 009

## Tuesday, August 11, 2009

### LEARN NUMBERS

THIS IS LESSON FOR YEAR 4 IN TOPIC WHOLE NUMBERS

VOCABULARY

numbers

numerals

count

place value

value of the digits

partition

estimate

check

compare

count in

hundreds

ten thousands

round off to the

nearest

tens

hundreds

thousands

POINTS TO NOTE

Naming and writing numbers to include numbers in extended notation.

e.g.:

54 026 = 50 000 + 4 000 + 20 + 6

54 026 = 5 ten thousands + 4 thousands + 2 tens + 6 ones

Example 1

Step 1: Name the number

Write 52 413 in words.

Step 2: Draw a separation line between thousand and hundred

Step 3: Write thousand

thousand

52 413

Step 4: Look at the group of digits in front

thousand

52 413

Step 5: Read the group of digits in front and thousand

thousand

52 413

‘fifty-two’

Step 6: Write the words

52 413

fifty-two thousand

Step 7: Look at the next group of digits

thousand

52 413

four hundred and thirteen

Step 8: Write what is being read

52 413 = Fifty-two thousand four hundred and thirteen

thas all for today... thanks

VOCABULARY

numbers

numerals

count

place value

value of the digits

partition

estimate

check

compare

count in

hundreds

ten thousands

round off to the

nearest

tens

hundreds

thousands

POINTS TO NOTE

Naming and writing numbers to include numbers in extended notation.

e.g.:

54 026 = 50 000 + 4 000 + 20 + 6

54 026 = 5 ten thousands + 4 thousands + 2 tens + 6 ones

Example 1

Step 1: Name the number

Write 52 413 in words.

Step 2: Draw a separation line between thousand and hundred

Step 3: Write thousand

thousand

52 413

Step 4: Look at the group of digits in front

thousand

52 413

Step 5: Read the group of digits in front and thousand

thousand

52 413

‘fifty-two’

Step 6: Write the words

52 413

fifty-two thousand

Step 7: Look at the next group of digits

thousand

52 413

four hundred and thirteen

Step 8: Write what is being read

52 413 = Fifty-two thousand four hundred and thirteen

thas all for today... thanks

### 0WN NUMB3RS

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