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What Are Numbers

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What Is The Structure Of Numbers?


A numerical digit combined with other numerical digits form larger numbers.

Let's talk about the number 6,937.
  • The number 6 is in the fourth place to the left. This is the thousand position.
  • The number 9 is in the third place to the left. This is the hundred position.
  • The number 3 is in the second place to the left. This is the ten position.
  • The number 7 is in the first place to the left. This is the one position.

Here are more interesting facts about the number 6,937.
  • Using a comma makes the number easier to read.
  • Commas are used after each group of three digits starting from the right.
  • The comma in 6937 is placed between 6 and 9. This means that 6,937 has 6 thousands, 9 hundreds, 3 tens, and 7 ones.

Study Number 6,937 Visually
Thousands (1000) Hundreds (100) Tens (10) Ones (1)
6 9 3 7



Six Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty Seven
Thousands (6) 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
Hundreds (9) 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Tens (3) 10 10 10
Ones (7) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1


Here is how we show this number in addition format.

  6000
   900
    30
+    7
——————
  6937