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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is very good. If you have some spare time go here:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/place-value.html

What can we do now?

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Ok. Would add (1) to be 45678931.

= forty five million six hundred and seventy eight thousand nine hundred thirty one.

Correct?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yep! Remember you do not usually have to deal with numbers that are much bigger than that. For instance:

93326215443944152681699238856266700490715968264381621468592963895217599993229915608941463976156518286253697920827223758251185210916864000000000000000000000000

Speaking that out loud would just not be practical.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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So could that be pronounced in words?

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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You didn't teach to Billion column?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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245678931

The next column is the hundreds of millions column, so how is 245,678,931 pronounced?

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Trying - Two hundred and forty five million six hundred and seventy eight thousand nine hundred and thirty one.

Correct?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct.

The column is called billions and it is the next one after hundreds of millions. What funny names these columns have... Imagine going through life called "hundreds of millions." Boss to "hundreds of millions," if you are late one more time "hundreds of millions," I am going to can you like a tuna.

1,234,567,890 This one will be harder. Just remember the names of the columns and you will get it.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Yes, is hard for me to pronounce.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Ok just trying :

one billion two hundred and thirty four million five hundred and sixty seven thousand eight hundred and ninety.

Correct?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Correct! Need more examples?

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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bobbym wrote:

Correct! Need more examples?

Yes. Give me more.

Thank you.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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14767

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Looks like a piece of cake.

Nevertheless trying.

Fourteen thousand seven hundred and sixty seven.

Correct?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct.

999999

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Ok. How about if it exceeds Billion?

Is it going to be trillions?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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The next name after billions is trillions.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Small numbers but difficult.

Ninety nine thousand nine hundred and ninety and nine.

Correct?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

That is not correct.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Ninety nine thousand nine hundred and ninety nine and nine.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

This would be 99999 = ninety nine thousand nine hundred and ninety nine. But our problem is 999 999.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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Ok. But I thinking it should be 99 999 so that it is easily pronounced.

But would be impossible to pronounce if it is grouped 999 999.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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How do you say 999?

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

This would be 99999 = ninety nine thousand nine hundred and ninety nine

I think this should be correct.

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**EbenezerSon****Member**- Registered: 2013-07-04
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bobbym wrote:

How do you say 999?

Nine hundred and ninety nine.

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