In this lesson, we will learn
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 |
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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 |
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 |
For decimals, the place value chart will include the decimal point and the position after the decimal point as illustrated in the following example.
Remember that the place values after the decimal point starts with tenths. Decimal place value to thousandths.
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