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the leftmost digit, ten thousands digit must be 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9. If the ?, the tenthousands digit, is 0 then you don't have a five digit number, the number of digits is less than 5. Thus the ten thousands digit is greater than 0 and hence the number is greater than any number with four digits. Penny  


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