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## 4th grade

### Course: 4th grade > Unit 1

Lesson 3: Writing whole numbers in written form# Whole numbers in written form review

CCSS.Math:

Review writing whole numbers in written form, and try some practice problems.

## Written form

**Written form**is a way to write numbers using only words.

### Example

Let's write start color #11accd, 7, end color #11accd, comma, start color #7854ab, 2, end color #7854ab, start color #1fab54, 2, end color #1fab54, start color #ca337c, 9, end color #ca337c in expanded form.

Thousands | Hundreds | Tens | Ones |
---|---|---|---|

start color #11accd, 7, end color #11accd | start color #7854ab, 2, end color #7854ab | start color #1fab54, 2, end color #1fab54 | start color #ca337c, 9, end color #ca337c |

7229, equals, start color #11accd, 7, end color #11accd, start text, space, t, h, o, u, s, a, n, d, s, end text plus, start color #7854ab, 2, end color #7854ab, start text, space, h, u, n, d, r, e, d, s, end text, plus start color #1fab54, 2, end color #1fab54, start text, space, t, e, n, s, end text, plus, start color #ca337c, 9, end color #ca337c, start text, space, o, n, e, s, end text

7229 in written form is start text, start color #11accd, s, e, v, e, n, space, t, h, o, u, s, a, n, d, end color #11accd, comma, start color #7854ab, space, t, w, o, space, h, u, n, d, r, e, d, end color #7854ab, start color #1fab54, space, t, w, e, n, t, y, negative, end color #1fab54, start color #ca337c, n, i, n, e, end color #ca337c, end text

*Want to learn more about written form? Check out this video.*

## Want to join the conversation?

- I love Khan academy It helps me learn more(36 votes)
- this is easy as putting on the tv(26 votes)
- are u sure about that mate? :/(19 votes)

- Why can't everything be in standard form (not that I don't like expanded form)?(26 votes)
- because it helps you undersand(7 votes)

- thi doesn't feel like 6th grade(16 votes)
- Um its not 6th Grade its 4th Grade :|(10 votes)

- why do we need to watch the videos when we know what to do?(20 votes)
- how are we gonna make it to the end?(11 votes)
- By determination(10 votes)

- Why don’t you write a comma after like 1,000 or 10,000 or 100,000 or 10,00,000(10 votes)
- So you can show where the thousands are or ten thousands or hundred thousands.(10 votes)

- Is there an easier way to write written form? it is a bit tiring when you write it.(10 votes)
- Unfortunately not. Written form is the more "expanded" version of standard form, so I suppose instead of writing out "nine hundred sixty-seven" you could just simplify it to 967.

Generally, written form is the kind of thing you learn once and then never use again. It's just useful for learning to speak numbers.(10 votes)

- what are energy points for?(8 votes)
- not only that its also to get badges and to make u feel nice :](12 votes)

- why do we have to practice(9 votes)
- It isn't practical to write out large numbers in words most of the time. It's more of understanding how all numbers can be written as their digits multiplied by their respective power of 10. If you ever write a check though, you will need to write the amount of money in words.(8 votes)