Place Values - Word Problems

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Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Mathematics
Length of Time
45 minutes to 1 hour
Description

This lesson consists of word problems involving place values.

Goals

Students will learn:
About place values
Read word problems and answer them

Materials Needed

The worksheet that I have included in this lesson
Pencils and erasers

Procedure

First, you will copy the worksheet that I have included in this lesson so that each student will have a copy.

Then, you will write an example on the board to show the students how to do the problems in the worksheet.

Example: What is the place value of the 3 in the following number? 356 = hundreds

After that, you will pass out the worksheets so that they can work on them independently.

Worksheet - Place Values - Word Problems

Directions - Look at each question carefully and follow the directions.

1. What is the place value of the 2 in the following number? 235,987

2. What is the place value of the 4 in the following number? 345,988

3. What is the place value of the 8 in the following number? 358

4. What is the place value of the 5 in the following number? 5,321

5. What is the place value of the 3 in the following number? 312,258

6. What would the number be if you added 30,000 more to the following number? 15,093

7. What would the number be if you subtracted 20 from the following number? 693

8. What is the place value of the 9 in the following number? 983

9. What is the place value of the 3 in the following number? 93,987

10. What would the number be if you added 200 to the following number? 987

11. What is the place value of the 5 in the following number? 235,987

12. What is the place value of the 9 in the following number? 345,988

13. What is the place value of the 3 in the following number? 358

14. What is the place value of the 2 in the following number? 5,321

15. What is the place value of the 1 in the following number? 312,258

16. What would the number be if you added 3,000 more to the following number? 15,093

17. What would the number be if you subtracted 10 from the following number? 693

18. What is the place value of the 3 in the following number? 983

19. What is the place value of the 7 in the following number? 93,987

20. What would the number be if you added 400 to the following number? 987

Grading

Each problem is worth five points for a total of 100.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F



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