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Make the Largest and Smallest Number from Five Digits

In this worksheet, students will be given five random digits from which they make a large number and then a smaller number.

'Make the Largest and Smallest Number from Five Digits' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers Beyond 1000

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be making the largest and smallest number from five digits.



Make the largest and smallest number from the digits:

7 , 3 , 4 , 4 , 1



For the largest number, begin with the largest number and put the numbers in decreasing order:



For the smallest number, begin with the smallest number and put the numbers in increasing order:



Seems obvious really, doesn't it?!


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Did you spot that we had added commas to the two big numbers we had created? We can add a comma or leave a space between the thousands and the hundreds columns and then again after every three digits. This makes it easier to read large numbers, so it is a useful skill to practise. 


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