Which number is greater?
The correct answer is "569,998".
Consider the numbers: 539,982 and 569,998.
Notice that both numbers have six digits.
Write these numbers in a place value chart.
Observe that the hundred thousands digit in both numbers is the same.
So, we compare the ten thousands digits.
The ten thousands digit in 539,982 is 3 and in 569,998 is 6.
Now, 6 is greater than 3.
So, 569,998 > 539,982
That is, the number 569,998 is greater than 539,982.