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# Writing numbers in words and standard form

Write whole numbers in words, and write numbers in word form in standard form.

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• Duh we already know that
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• what is the difference between thousands and thousanths
• Thousands are whole numbers on the LEFT side of a decimal. Take the example 1,297. 7 is in the ones place, 9 in the tens place, 2 in the hundreds place and 1 in the thousands place. You're counting to the left.
With thousandTHs, you're basically counting to the right. Take the last example but change it to 1,297.982. It's important to note that there is no "oneth." When you count to the right, 9 is in the tenths place, 8 in the hundredths place, and 2 in the thousandths place. hth!
• so what is next of 3.14159265354?
• For large numbers, is the comma always placed three places from the right?
• Yes, if you’re writing a large number using commas, you count back three digits, add a comma, and repeat until you finish that number.
Ex.
1,000,000,000
• i new this (:
• Are you trying to type a tip or thanks!? in questions?
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• Thank you Sal. You helped me by a little.
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• I am currently sitting next to @contreras.christopher when i post this comment