Posted by Peter on 22nd May 2008

Free Y5 maths worksheet: writing larger numbers

CountingWriting large numbers in words is not easy but by the end of year 5 many children will be confident enough to read numbers in the millions. In the past, in the UK, a billion has been considered as a million million, but in the USA a thousand million has been thought of as a billion. This seems to be the norm in the UK these days as well so Neptune at 4 500 000 000 km from the sun can be said as “four billion, five hundred million km “.

Free Y5 maths worksheet: writing larger numbers

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