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Create Large and Small Four-Digit Numbers

In this worksheet, students are given five digits from which to create the largest and smallest possible four-digit numbers.

'Create Large and Small Four-Digit Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Order/Compare Numbers Beyond 1000

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Using four of the digits 1, 2, 2, 5, 6 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?  

 

Smallest is 1225

Largest is 6522

 

Note that you can only use digits that are given to you, so numbers such as 1111 and 6666 will not count.

Using four of the digits 1, 3, 2, 5, 3 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 5231 5332 1322 1233
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 1, 4, 5, 4, 5 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 5541 5544 1454 1445
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 1, 2, 7, 3, 4 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 7423 2347 1234 7432
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 1, 8, 3, 5, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 1389 1358 9851 9853
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 4, 9, 4, 2, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 2944 2449 9492 9944
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 4, 6, 4, 4, 4 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 4444 4446 6444 6644
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 4, 6, 4, 6, 6 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 4446 4466 6644 6664
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 4, 4, 6 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 8646 8664 4466 4646
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 9, 1, 1 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 8611 9861 1681 1168
smallest
largest

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 9, 1, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

 1669 8699 1689 9986
smallest
largest
  • Question 1

Using four of the digits 1, 3, 2, 5, 3 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 5231 5332 1322 1233
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1233 and the largest is 5332.
Remember, you can't make 1322 from 1, 3, 2, 5, 3.
  • Question 2

Using four of the digits 1, 4, 5, 4, 5 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 5541 5544 1454 1445
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1445 and the largest is 5544.
  • Question 3

Using four of the digits 1, 2, 7, 3, 4 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 7423 2347 1234 7432
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1234 and the largest is 7432.
  • Question 4

Using four of the digits 1, 8, 3, 5, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 1389 1358 9851 9853
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1358 and the largest is 9853.
  • Question 5

Using four of the digits 4, 9, 4, 2, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 2944 2449 9492 9944
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 2449 and the largest is 9944.
  • Question 6

Using four of the digits 4, 6, 4, 4, 4 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 4444 4446 6444 6644
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 4444 and the largest is 6444.
Remember, you can't make 6644 out of 4, 6, 4, 4, 4.
  • Question 7

Using four of the digits 4, 6, 4, 6, 6 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 4446 4466 6644 6664
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 4466 and the largest is 6664.
Remember, you can't make 4446 from 4, 6, 4, 6, 6.
  • Question 8

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 4, 4, 6 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 8646 8664 4466 4646
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 4466 and the largest is 8664.
  • Question 9

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 9, 1, 1 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 8611 9861 1681 1168
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1168 and the largest is 9861.
1681 is larger than 1168.
  • Question 10

Using four of the digits 8, 6, 9, 1, 9 what are the smallest and largest four-digit numbers that can be made?

CORRECT ANSWER
 1669 8699 1689 9986
smallest
largest
EDDIE SAYS
The smallest number you can make is 1689 and the largest is 9986. Remember, you can't make 1669 from 8, 6, 9, 1, 9.
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