Place Value Chart



In this lesson, we will look at place values for whole numbers and place values for decimal numbers.

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In this lesson, we will learn

  • place value chart for whole numbers
  • place value chart for decimals

Related Topics: More Numbers Lessons

Place Value Chart for Whole Numbers

Each digit in a whole number has a place value, based on its position from the right, as seen in the following place value chart.

Place Value

Millions

Hundred Thousands

Ten Thousands

Thousands

Hundreds

Tens

Units/ Ones

The value of a digit in the number is the digit multiplied by the place value.

Example :

Number

Place Value (of green digit)

Value of digit

1,23 4

Units / Ones

4

1,2 34

Tens

30

1, 234

Hundreds

200

1 ,234

Thousands

1,000

7,8 91,234

Ten thousands

90,000

567, 891,234

Hundred thousands

800,000

56 7,891,234

Millions

7,000,000

5 67,891,234

Ten millions

60,000,000





The following videos explain more about place values for whole numbers.

Place value to 100



Place Value to 100 000



Place Value Chart for Decimals

For decimals, the place value chart will include the decimal point and the postion after the decimal point as illustarted in the following example.

 

Remember that the place values after the decimal point starts with tenths.



Decimal place value to thousandths



This video shows how to determine the place value of the digits in a decimal and how to read decimals.





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