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Read and Order Numbers to 1,000,000

Read, write, order and compare numbers to 1,000,000 Level 2

'Read and Order Numbers to 1,000,000 ' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Know Numbers to 1 000 000

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Worksheet Overview

This activity is about ordering and comparing numbers to one million.


When ordering or comparing numbers, we need to recall our place value knowledge to help us decide which is the smallest/largest.

When the numbers have the same number of digits, we start from the column with the highest value - the column furthest to the left.



Which is larger: 987,633 or 987,765?



We can see that both are 6-digit numbers that have 987 thousands.

Therefore, we look at the next column to the right - the hundreds column.

The first number has a 6 in the hundreds column and the second number has a 7.

So, 987,765 is larger than 987,633.


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