## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

From the right, each set of 3 digits is a period. $\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \$thousands $\underbrace{308},\overbrace{063},\underbrace{557}$ $\ \$millions$\ \ \ \$ones To write a number in words, write the number for each period,working left to right, in words, followed by the period name. (No name is written for the ones period.) For each 3 digit period, the place values reading from the left are the hundreds, tens and ones place. 308 is in the millions period. It has 3 in the hundreds place and 8 in the ones place, so is three hundred eight million. 063 is in the thousands period. It has 6 in the tens place and 3 in the ones place, so is sixty three thousand. 557 is in the ones period. It has 5 in the hundreds place, 5 in the tens place and 7 in the ones place, so is five hundred fifty seven.