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# Creating the largest number

Sal arranges digits to make the largest possible number. Created by Sal Khan.

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• how would you make middle number?
• You would do that by using a decimal, like 1.5
• The digits 1 to 7 are used to create a four-digit code to enter a locked room. How many different codes are possible if the digits may not be repeated and the code must be an even number greater than 5000?
• its would be like a decima 900.038
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• how do i create the largest number?
• Say you have the numbers 5 9 and 4 you would put 9 first then 5 and finally 4 so you have 954 Did this help?
• so it the highest form of 3219 9321?
• Can you do place value in a zillion
• So if there is 1234 the biggest would 4321 and the smallest would be 1234
• yeah that is correct
• What is the biggest number? (Cannot be infinite or google-plex)
• There is no such thing as a biggest number because whatever you come up with, you can always add one to it which makes it that much bigger.
• do you right one mileon five thousand four hundred and fiftey seven ? 1,5,457
• I have a small doubt. That is when the least 4 - digit value (made by the numbers 2, 6, 0 and 1) was mentioned as 0126....

I think that this value is not true. Now that is because, if we place this value (0126) in the place value chart, the number would be considered as 126 that is One hundred twenty six. But the (optional) question states that you need to make the least 4 - digit value that is in the thousands place...

Can someone explain me why 0126 is the smallest 4 - digit number made?