To write numbers in the expanded form is to break up a number according to their place value and expand it to show the value of each individual digit. To solve the worksheet children would need to have an understanding of place values. The following is a worksheet with place value exercises. Children have to write the given numbers in expanded forms.
Place values refer to the value a digit has within a number. Place value is decided by the place a digit has in a number. Understanding place values is essential. It helps us understand the magnitude of numbers. 100 is a bigger number than 10, 12 is smaller than 120. Such things can be said only with the understanding of place values. This not only helps in discerning which number is greater instead it is also essential to understand decimal numbers.
Math Expansion Practice Worksheets
The worksheet has 10 sheets with eight questions in each. Children have to write the three digits number in their expanded forms.
Since it is such an important concept, it is essential that kids have ample practice with the exercises. The worksheet is sure to help with that. Download and print these worksheets to get started. You can distribute these sheets at once as homework or use them in classes for explaining the concept.
Practice makes one perfect. It is important for kids to know to write numbers in expanded forms as it is with the knowledge of this that children perform arithmetic operations such as addition and subtraction which requires regrouping. For more practice, you can find several such worksheets on our website. Download now!