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Finding 1000 more or less than a 3 or 4 digit number

When finding a 1000 more or less than a given number, we need to consider place value.  This means understanding which is the one, ten, hundred or thousand is very important.

E.g.

Find 1000 more than 4321

Th H T O

4   3  2 1

Which column will we need to change?  Only the thousands!  4 will become 5

The answer is 5321

Can you complete the following table?

1000 less

1000 more

4321

3456

7893

12342