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Place Value

These problems encouraage students to develop their place value sense.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 4: Number Sense
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
Elementary Place Value
NCTM Standards:
Number and Operations Standard for Grades 35
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Buy the Numbers
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many apartments can Tabitha number with the digits she purchased?
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Five Digits of Fun
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Find a fivedigit number based on these clues.
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Four Playful Mathematicians
 inspired by Maria Fung's class at Western Oregon

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Follow the clues to help the four playful mathematicians return the lost watch.
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Golden Gate Bridge *
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find out how much wire was used in the two main cables of the Golden
Gate Bridge.
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Heidi's Hometown
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many people lived in Heidi's hometown at the end of 2007?
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How Safe Is Your Bike?
 Chief Brian Craig and Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Compare the bicycle theft rates in three different cities.
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Multiplication Mystery
 Ya. I. Perelman (translated from Russian by Valentina Sokolskaya)

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Decipher this cryptic multiplication problem to uncover the final product.
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The Place Value Game
 Kristina Lasher

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Sylvia and Carina think about winning numbers in the Place Value Game.
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Pondering Palindromes
 Mary DeYoung & class

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Explore 4digit palindromes and find something else they have in common.
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The Sum of Four Numbers
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 1. Determine the truth about four numbers, given some information about their sum.
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Victoria in Bloom
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find combinations of trees and/or shrubs that could have totaled
2,005,500 blossoms in the
park in Victoria.
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Zero Dates
 Stephen Maurer

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Travel in time to think about dates with zeros.
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