In this activity, we will be learning to write numbers using numerals.

We can use place value to write numbers accurately in numerals.

Let's take the number **six hundred and twenty-one** as an example.

We know that the number has **6 hundreds, 2 tens and a one.**

Hundreds | Tens | Ones |

6 |
2 |
1 |

We can write this using place value:** 600 + 20 + 1**

So, the number in numerals is** 621.**

Let's try an example question together.

**Example**

Write this number using numerals:

Four hundred and thirty-six.

**Answer**

We can use place value to split the numbers into hundreds, tens and ones.

Hundreds | Tens | Ones |

4 |
3 |
6 |

400 + 30 + 6

So, the number four hundred and thirty-six can be written in numerals as **436.**

Sometimes, we might have a number that causes a little problem, such as **two hundred and seven**.

We can see that there are two hundreds and seven ones, but there are no tens!

We need to include a zero in the tens place to act as a place holder. If we didn't, we would simply have the number 27 which is not the right number!

If we include the zero as a place holder, our number is **207.**

Are you happy with that?