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Convert Between Place Values (thousands-tens)

Challenge yourself with this quiz by converting numbers between the thousands and tens place!

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

86 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 8600 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

86 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

86 thousands = 86 × 100 tens

So, 86 thousands = 860 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

44 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 4400 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

44 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

44 thousands = 44 × 100 tens

So, 44 thousands = 440 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

44 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 4400 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

44 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

44 thousands = 44 × 100 tens

So, 44 thousands = 440 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

5 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 500 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

5 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

5 thousands = 5 × 100 tens

So, 5 thousands = 50 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

55 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 5500 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

55 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

55 thousands = 55 × 100 tens

So, 55 thousands = 550 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

4 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 400 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

4 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

4 thousands = 4 × 100 tens

So, 4 thousands = 40 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

27 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 2700 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

27 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

27 thousands = 27 × 100 tens

So, 27 thousands = 270 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

24 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 2400 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

24 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

24 thousands = 24 × 100 tens

So, 24 thousands = 240 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

61 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 6100 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

61 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

61 thousands = 61 × 100 tens

So, 61 thousands = 610 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

60 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 6000 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

60 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

60 thousands = 60 × 100 tens

So, 60 thousands = 600 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

53 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 5300 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

53 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

53 thousands = 53 × 100 tens

So, 53 thousands = 530 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

64 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 6400 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

64 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

64 thousands = 64 × 100 tens

So, 64 thousands = 640 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

95 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 9500 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

95 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

95 thousands = 95 × 100 tens

So, 95 thousands = 950 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

56 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 5600 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

56 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

56 thousands = 56 × 100 tens

So, 56 thousands = 560 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

3 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 300 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

3 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

3 thousands = 3 × 100 tens

So, 3 thousands = 30 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

36 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 3600 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

36 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

36 thousands = 36 × 100 tens

So, 36 thousands = 360 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

55 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 5500 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

55 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

55 thousands = 55 × 100 tens

So, 55 thousands = 550 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

95 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 9500 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

95 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

95 thousands = 95 × 100 tens

So, 95 thousands = 950 tens

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Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

9 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 900 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

9 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

9 thousands = 9 × 100 tens

So, 9 thousands = 90 tens

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Category:
Grade 3/Numbers and Comparing/Convert Between Place Values

Fill in the value that correctly balances the equation:

17 thousands =
tens

Check

The answer is : 1700 tens

Explanation:

Hundred Thousands
Ten Thousands
Thousands
Hundreds
Tens
Ones

When we move a digit to the right, we multiply it by 10 for each place you move it.

When we move a digit to the left, we divide it by 10 for each place you move it.

17 thousands = __?__ tens

Here it moves from thousands to tens , which is two digits to the right. So, we multiply it by 100 (10 x 10).

We have:

17 thousands = 17 × 100 tens

So, 17 thousands = 170 tens

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How to Convert Thousands into Tens

Converting numbers between different place values is a key math skill that helps you understand how numbers are built. Place value tells us the worth of a digit based on its position in a number. By understanding this, we can easily convert numbers between different places, such as converting from thousands to tens.

Place Value Basics
Every number is made up of digits, and each digit has a place value that determines how much it represents. For example, in the number 5,432:

The 5 is in the thousands place and represents 5,000.
The 4 is in the hundreds place and represents 400.
The 3 is in the tens place and represents 30.
The 2 is in the ones place and represents 2.
In the same way, if we take any number in the thousands place, we can break it down into smaller units like tens . Let’s explore how we convert 27 thousands into tens.

Step-by-Step Conversion: Thousands to Tens
To convert thousands into tens, we need to understand the relationship between these place values. Let’s look at how these values relate:

1 thousand = 1,000 .
1 thousand = 100 tens (because 1,000 divided by 10 equals 100).
This means that every time we increase by 1 thousand, we’re increasing by 100 tens.

Applying This to 27 Thousands
Now that we know that 1 thousand is equal to 100 tens, we can easily convert 27 thousands into tens:

First, we multiply the number of thousands (27) by the number of tens in each thousand (100).
So, 27 × 100 = 2,700.
Therefore, 27 thousands is equal to 2,700 tens .

Why Is This Important?
Understanding how to convert between place values helps you break down and rebuild numbers in different forms. It’s not only useful for basic math but also for solving more complex problems involving large numbers, like addition, subtraction, multiplication, or even money calculations.

By practicing these conversions, you’ll strengthen your number sense and feel more confident when working with place values. So, next time you see a number in the thousands, you can quickly convert it into tens or any other place value you need!

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