Lesson Worksheet: Comparing Five-Digit Numbers Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice comparing whole numbers within 100,000 by considering the place value of each digit.

Q1:

Is 73,270<, = or >53,576?

  • A>
  • B<
  • C=

Q2:

Is 4,204<, = or >4,204?

  • A=
  • B>
  • C<

Q3:

Complete the expression: 57,411<.

  • A18,504
  • B94,785
  • C17,429
  • D47,486

Q4:

Ethan has used place value counters to show two numbers.

What is this number?

What is this number?

Which number is greater?

Q5:

Use <, =, or > to compare the numbers on each pair of cards.

  • A>
  • B<
  • C=

  • A=
  • B<
  • C>

  • A=
  • B>
  • C<

Q6:

What is the largest possible 5-digit number which can be formed by filling in the blank in 107 with 9 and 7?

Q7:

Fill in the blanks of the number 308 with 8 and 1 to make the number as small as possible.

Q8:

Is 5+2+1<,= or >521?

  • A<
  • B>
  • C=

Q9:

Is ninety-five thousand, two hundred seventy-seven <, = or >95,277?

  • A<
  • B>
  • C=

Q10:

Is 83,000+38<, = or >83,380?

  • A<
  • B=
  • C>

Q11:

Is 21,442 <, = or > 21,942?

  • A<
  • B>
  • C=

Q12:

Is 5,219<, = or >90+10+200+50,000?

  • A=
  • B<
  • C>

Q13:

Fill in the blank using >, <, or =: Forty-five thousand six hundred fifty-eightforty-five thousand two hundred fifty-eight.

  • A<
  • B=
  • C>

Q14:

Compare the numbers using >, <, or =: 20,000+5,000+800+90+720,000+7,000+800+90+7.

  • A>
  • B=
  • C<

Q15:

Compare the numbers using >, <, or =2,000+5,000+800+90+710,000+5,000+800+90+7.

  • A=
  • B>
  • C<

Q16:

True or False: 26,641<26,461.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Q17:

Yesterday, Elizabeth scored 56,238 points while playing a video game. Today, she scored 56,283 points. Which statement is correct?

  • AHer score is higher today because 56,283>56,238.
  • BHer score was higher yesterday because 56,238>56,283.
  • CHer score is higher today because 56,283<56,238.
  • DHer score was higher yesterday because 56,238<56,283.

Q18:

Consider the number 87,462. Which of these two digits would make the number greater when their positions are switched?

  • A4 and 6
  • B4 and 7
  • C8 and 7
  • D6 and 2

Q19:

Amelia is comparing a four-digit number with a five-digit number. Is the five-digit number less than the four-digit number?

  • ANo
  • BYes
  • CIt depends on the five-digit number.
  • DIt depends on the four-digit number.

Q20:

Consider the number line shown below.

Which of the following statements correctly describes the position of 34,172 on the number line?

  • AIt is between 𝑥 and 𝑦.
  • BIt is to the left of 𝑥.
  • CIt is to the right of 𝑧.
  • DIt is between 𝑦 and 𝑧.

Which of the following statements correctly describes the position of 34,205 on the number line ?

  • AIt is to the right of 𝑧.
  • BIt is between 𝑥 and 𝑦.
  • CIt is to the left of 𝑥.
  • DIt is between 𝑦 and 𝑧.

Which is greater, 34,172 or 34,205?

Q21:

The letters 𝑀 and 𝑁 represent a pair of numbers on this number line.

Which of these statements correctly compares these two numbers?

  • A59,400>59,700
  • B59,200>59,500
  • C59,400<59,700
  • D59,200<59,500

Q22:

Chloe wants to compare the numbers 74,829 and 63,015. Which two digits should she compare first if she wants to work out which number is greater?

  • AThe 4 and the 3
  • BThe 7 and the 6
  • CThe 2 and the 1
  • DThe 9 and the 5
  • EThe 8 and the 0

Q23:

Mason is filling in a place value table with a five-digit number. Here is what he has filled in so far.

When he finishes, Mason says his number will be greater than 66,854? Which statement explains why he is incorrect.

  • ABoth numbers have an equal number of ten thousands
  • BHe could make a number with more than 5 tens
  • CHe could make a number with more than 8 hundreds
  • DTwo thousands are greater than one thousand

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