Expanded Notation

Contributor: Alison Weiss. Lesson ID: 10614

What would happen if you s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d out a number like 7,890? Go through online activities, quizzes, and a game to learn how to write numbers in expanded notation.



learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

500,000 + 80,000 + 1,000 + 300 + 20 + 1 = 581,321
Expanded Notation = Standard Notation

Expanded notation is a way of writing a number to show the sum of each place value.

Go through this Scholastic Study Jams! Expanded Notation activity:

  1. Click on the round green button that says STEP BY STEP!
  2. Then, click the NEXT and SHOW ME buttons to move through the steps.
  3. You can always click the same button multiple times to see a step repeated.

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