# 4 Digits Number on Spike Abacus

Showing 4 digits number on spike abacus helps the children to understand the concept of numbers. Numbers from 1000 to 9999 are 4 digits number; we can use beads to show these numbers on spike abacus.

# Examples showing 4 digits number on spike abacus:

(i)

1                0                0                0

One thousand

In ones or unit place there is no beads that represents 0; in tens place also there is no bead that represents 0; in hundreds place also there is no bead that represents 0 and in thousands place there is only one bead that represents 1.

(ii)

3                2                4                5

Three thousand two hundred forty five

In ones or unit place there are five beads that represents 5; in tens place there are four beads that represents 4; in hundreds place there are two beads that represents 2 and in thousands place there are three beads that represents 3.

(iii)

4                0                5                7

Four thousand fifty seven

In ones or unit place there are seven beads that represents 7; in tens place there are five beads that represents 5; in hundreds place there is no beads that represents 0 and in thousands place there are four beads that represents 4.

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