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Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 4 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math> Chapter 2 Lesson 2

Lesson 2 - Expanded Form


To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Expanded Form, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Write numbers up to 10 000 in expanded form.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 32-33

Instructions for Use

Expanded Form prompts students to explore expanded numbers up to 10 000.

To use Expanded Form, click on any of the numbers in the white table. The number is then represented in number form, expanded number form, and in words. Click on the 'Change' button to show different placements of the exercise.

Have students record the numbers they create and one method of expanded form; either using words or numerals.


Place Value - Expanded Form shows students numbers expanded into an addition statement.

To use Place Value - Expanded Form, click the 'Start' button and an expanded form number appears in the first text field. Have students input the answer and click the 'Check' button to indicate if you have the correct answer.