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Explain It: Which is greater, the greatest whole number with 5 digits or the least whole number with 6 digits? (I know the answer is the 'least whole number with 6 digits', but how can I explain it. Thanks!

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  1. You could use an example.

    99,999
    100,000

    Also look at this place value chart.

    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/decimals/placevalue/gifs/ex.GIF

  2. Thank you Ms. Sue

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  3. Which is greater, the greatest whole number with 5 digits or the least whole number with 6 digits

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  4. i donot know the answer

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