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# Understanding place value

CCSS.Math:

## Video transcript

the four in the number five thousand six hundred and thirty-four is blank times blank than the four in the number twelve thousand seven hundred and forty nine so let's think about what they're saying so the four and the number five thousand six hundred thirty-four that's literally in the ones place it literally just represents four now the four and the number twelve thousand seven hundred forty nine that 4 is in the tens place it represents 40 so this four represents ten times so it's a ten times smaller value than this for this only represents or this for I should say this for right over here represents four while this represents 40 so it is ten times it is ten times smaller than the four in the in twelve thousand 749 4 by itself is ten times smaller than 40 make sure I got the right answer let's do another one the number three million seven hundred seventy nine thousand two hundred sixty-four or in the number seven three million seven hundred seventeen thousand two hundred sixty-four how many times less is the second value of is the value of the second seven then the value of the first seven how many times less is the value of the second seven then the value of the first seven so the second seven right over here that's in the ten thousands place it literally represents seventy thousand seven ten thousands or 70,000 well this represents seven hundred thousands or seven hundred thousand so the the seven out the second seven is one-tenth the value of the first seven or another way of thinking it's it's ten times less this is 70,000 and this is seven hundred thousand so the value of the second seven is ten times less than the value of the first seven let's do one more this is fun fill in the following blanks to complete the relationships between twenty five thousand four hundred thirty and two thousand five hundred and forty all right so 25,000 430 is ten times well it's ten times larger than 2543 literally you take this you multiply it by ten you're going to get twenty five thousand four hundred and thirty the digits and twenty five thousand four hundred thirty are one place to the blank of the digits in the number two thousand five hundred and forty three let's think about it here you have a two in the thousands place here you have that two in the ten thousands place here you have a two in the five in the hundreds place here you have a five in the thousands place and we could keep going but we see is the corresponding digit it is in this in twenty five thousand four hundred thirty they are one place to the left of the digits right over here now finally we're going to take twenty five thousand four hundred thirty and divided by two thousand five hundred and forty-three well we already know that this the first number is ten times larger than this number right over here so literally if you were divided the smaller number by it from or if you were to divide the smaller number into the larger one you're going to get ten this is this right over here is ten times larger than this we said that was the first part of the question and we are done