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Value of digits micro-lesson

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This lesson is about the value of each digit in a number up to 10 million. Firstly, we need to learn the difference between a digit and a number. This whole thing is a number: 4,527,852. These are the individual digits 4, 5, 2, etc. Their place in the number tells you their worth so the place value all depends on what column they're in. So, starting from the right-hand side, we have units, tens hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, and millions. Tn this example, the 7 is in the millions column so its value is 4 million. The 7 is in the thousands column so its value is 7,000.

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  • If you know the angle of incidence, how do you work out the angle of reflection?

    1) it is the same as the angle of incidence
    2) You subtract the angle of incidence from 90 degrees
    3) You add the angle of incidence to 90 degrees
    4) The angle of reflection is half the angle of incidence
  • Can you surf both the right and left side of a u-shaped reef break?

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • In the sentence 'The dog jumped happily.' which word is a noun?

    1) dog
    2) The
    3) jumped
    4) happily
  • Are there good and bad waves for surfing

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • A carnivore only eats meat

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • When might we need to look at the digit in the second column from the left.

    1) when two numbers have the same amount of digits and the same digit in the first column from the left.
    2) when one number has more digits than another.
    3) when two numbers have the same amount of digits and the a different digit in the first column from the left.
    4) we never need to look in this column
  • Which of the following drinks would be a good source of calcium?

    1) Milkshake
    2) Water
    3) Orange Juice
    4) Soda
  • Why might we use pronouns?

    1) To stop sentences being repetitive.
    2) To add more description to a sentence.
    3) To make sentences longer.
    4) To make the reader pause and think.
  • We should ask ourselves...

    1) a range of questions when reflecting.
    2) the exact same questions every time we reflect.
    3) exactly 3 questions when we reflect.
    4) just 1 question when we reflect.
  • Starting from the right-hand side the first 7 place value columns (for whole numbers) are...

    1) units, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, millions
    2) tens, units, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, millions
    3) millions, thousands, hundred thousands, ten thousands, hundreds, tens, units
    4) units, tens, hundreds, ten hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands

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