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Add or Subtract 1,000, 100, 10 or 1

In this worksheet, students will add or subtract 1,000, 100, 10 or 1 to/from a given number by looking at place value.

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In this activity, we will be adding or subtracting  1,000, 100, 10 or 1 to or from a number.



Question:  What number is 100 less than 7,502?

Answer:  Reduce the hundreds digit by 1 to become 7,402


Question:  What number is 1,000 more than 539?

Answer: Increase the thousands digit by 1 to become 1,539


Question:  What number is 10 less than 4,039?

Answer:  Decrease the tens digit by 1 to become 4,029


Hopefully, you noticed that generally, we only need to change the digit in the appropriate column, the other digits usually stay unchanged.


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