Grade level: 4-5th grades
Skills: Place Value & Expanded Notation
Related environmental issues: Water Quality
Area level: Global
Does your house have water faucets that provide you enough water for drinking and taking a shower? The answer is probably yes. But not all people have access to clean and safe water. Many people around the world have no choice but drinking dirty, harmful water. Each year, about 502,000 people die from diarrhea because of drinking unsafe water.
- What is the value of the underlined digit in 502,000?
- What place is the 5 in 502,000?
- What is the expanded form of 502,000?
a.50,000 + 2,000
b.500,000 + 20,000
c.50,000 + 200
d.500,000 + 2,000
Data source: WHO, 2015
- hundred thousands