# Lesson 11 Large Numbers on a Number Line

Let’s locate multi-digit numbers on a number line.

## Warm-up Estimation Exploration: What Number Could This Be?

What number is represented by the point?

Record an estimate that is:

too low | about right | too high |
---|---|---|

## Activity 1 Locate Large Numbers

Locate and label each number on the number line.

347

3,470

34,700

347,000

Locate and label each number on the number line.

347

3,470

34,700

347,000

What do you notice about the location of these numbers on the number lines? Make two observations and discuss them with your partner.

## Activity 2 So Many Numbers, So Little Line

Your teacher will assign a number for you to locate on the given number line.

A. 347

B. 3,470

C. 34,700

D. 347,000

Decide where your assigned number will fall on this number line. Explain your reasoning.

Work with your group to label the tick marks and agree on where each of the numbers should be placed.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Locate and label each number on the number line:

100,000

10,000

1,000

Which numbers were easiest to locate? Which were most difficult? Why?