Ch 1: Introduction to Numbers

About This Chapter

Help your student master the most essential number topics, including number sense, counting numbers and Roman numerals with our engaging chapter. Build your student's confidence ahead of an important test or placement exam by reviewing the lessons and quizzes provided here.

Introduction to Numbers - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, your student is introduced to numbers in their many facets, including how to identify the English word equivalent for each number and how to order numbers. Lessons also look at Roman numerals, digits and counting. Once your student has completed this chapter, hr or she should be ready to:

  • Order numbers from smallest to largest and vice versa
  • Define what a digit in math is
  • Use different ways to count from 1 to 100
  • Count forwards and backwards by 10s up to 1,000,000
  • Write the Roman numerals from 1 to 20
  • Put negative numbers in correct order on a number line

Use the short, multiple-choice quizzes or chapter test to measure how well your student understands these topics. If he or she needs to focus additional study in certain areas, use the corresponding lesson to go over any material that is more challenging. These self-paced learning tools have been created by professional educators especially for young learners. Our study tools are available on any mobile device or computer at any time, 24 hours a day, for flexible and convenient review.

9 Lessons in Chapter 1: Introduction to Numbers
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Using Word Names for Numbers

1. Using Word Names for Numbers

Watch this video lesson to learn how the worlds of math and English mix together. Learn how to go from English to math and then back to English again. Learn how every single math number has an equivalent English word for it.

How to Put Numbers in Order

2. How to Put Numbers in Order

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to order numbers from smallest to largest and from largest to smallest. You will also know how to compare numbers to figure out which goes first and which goes last.

What is a Digit in Math? - Definition & Examples

3. What is a Digit in Math? - Definition & Examples

We use ten digits in the way we count. Sometimes we use one digit for to represent a number and sometimes we use more. In this lesson, you'll learn how many digits are in any given numeral, and recognize a digit when you see it. You will also begin learning about place value.

Numbers 1-100: Lesson for Kids

4. Numbers 1-100: Lesson for Kids

Counting is an important skill that we use every day. Did you know that there is more than one way to count objects? In this lesson, you will learn different ways to count the numbers 1 to 100.

Numbers 100 - 10,000: Lesson for Kids

5. Numbers 100 - 10,000: Lesson for Kids

Now that we are up to the number 100, we can look at how we can get up to higher numbers. All the way to 10,000! We will do this by looking at how digits increase from ones to thousands places and how a comma or period separates values in numbers.

Numbers 10,000 - 1,000,000: Lesson for Kids

6. Numbers 10,000 - 1,000,000: Lesson for Kids

You may not think that you'll ever get to use numbers this large, but knowing how to count these large numbers is important as you'll come across numbers this high at work and on math tests.

Roman Numerals 1-20

7. Roman Numerals 1-20

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to identify and write the numbers 1-20 using Roman numerals. You will learn how a Roman numeral is different from the numbers we are familiar with, and you will learn the rules of Roman numerals.

Roman Numerals: Lesson for Kids

8. Roman Numerals: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson we will explore the ancient Roman method for writing numbers known as Roman numerals. You will learn to read numerals, as well as how to translate the numbers you already know into Roman numerals.

Introduction to Negative Numbers

9. Introduction to Negative Numbers

Watch this video lesson to see how negative numbers appear on the number line. Learn how they are ordered and how you can easily order a set of negative numbers that are given to you.

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