Tuesday, 19 September 2017

How much is a million?

Students have been looking closely at place value and exactly how much       1 000 000 is?

What strategies can we use when solving problems like:

The Giant hummingbird  beats its wings 10-15 times per second. How long before it reaches 1 000 000 beats?

OR

Come up with a number that when read has the following words heard...

Million, two, forty, hundred, thousand, and eighty

Write in expanded form? In words? 

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