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Write the number in standard form: fourteen thousand, six hundred nine. Example 6 Writing a Number in Standard Form Write the number in standard form. Six million, forty-six thousand, nine hundred three Solution: six million 10. One billion, four hundred fifty million, three hundred twenty-seven thousand, two hundred fourteen 11. 1 Introduction to Whole Numbers We have seen several examples of writing a number in standard form, in expanded form, and in words. Standard form is the most concise representation.

The perimeter of the figure is 547 cm. 139 cm 12 m 14 m ? 201 cm 89. A homeowner knows that the perimeter of his backyard is 56 yd. Find the length of the missing side. ) 4 yd 10 yd ? 87 cm 4 yd 90. Barbara has 15 ft of molding to install in her bathroom, as shown in the figure. What is the missing length? Note: There will be no molding by the tub or door. 5 ft 14 yd ? qxd 6/20/08 8:31 PM Page 30 BASIC— 30 Chapter 1 Whole Numbers For Exercises 91–94, use the information from the graph. ) 0 1980 1985 1990 1995 Year 2000 2005 2, 24 8, 8, 00 0 00 0 2, 39 00 33 2, 6, 3, 48 5 2, 44 2, 62 2 41 25 0, 2, 93.

Give the place value for each digit. 29,035 ones tens hundreds thousands ten-thousands 2. Standard Notation and Expanded Notation A number can also be written in an expanded form by writing each digit with its place value unit. For example, the number 287 can be written as 287 ϭ 2 hundreds ϩ 8 tens ϩ 7 ones This is called expanded form. Example 3 Converting Standard Form to Expanded Form Convert to expanded form. a. 4,672 b. 257,016 Skill Practice Convert to expanded form. 6. 837 7. 4,093,062 Solution: a.