
THE PLACE VALUE RAP
Music by Ben Jacobs, Lyrics by Tim Bedley The digits, the digits, they each have a name Memorize ‘em, Understand ‘em is the game We start at the decimal, to the left we move Each place is 10 times bigger, multiply ‘em and we prove The digits, the digits, they fit in so tight Greater to the left and lesser to the right Starting at the decimal, sandwiched in between Zeroes hold the empty places, haven’t you seen? The digits, the digits, each one means a lot You can’t leave ‘em out of the place value spot Reading big numbers each comma’s a word “Thousand, Million, Billion,” commas, haven’t you heard? Word! Ones, Tens, Hundreds, Comma Thousands, Ten Thousands, Hundred Thousands, Comma Millions, Ten Millions, Hundred Millions, Comma Billions, Ten Billions, Hundred Billions, Comma 
Reading Larger Numbers
Singapore Math: Place Value Series
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