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Imagine starting with the number $5238$.

We can write it as

$5000+200+30+8$

or

$5\times1000 + 2\times100 + 3\times10 + 8\times1$

Can you express the second number in the same way?

How many 5s, 2s, 3s and 8s are there when you combine the two numbers?