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Place Value Chart

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

In this lesson, we will learn

  • place value chart for whole numbers
  • place value chart for decimals
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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. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.

Place Value Chart

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

The following table shows examples to distinguish between the place value of a digit and the value of a digit.


Value of Digit

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 positions after the decimal point as illustrated in the following table.

Place Value Chart Decimals

Remember that the place value after the decimal point is tenths.

Decimal place value to thousandths

How to determine the place value of the digits in a decimal and how to read decimals?
How to read each decimal in word
1) 0.6
2) 0.05
3) 3.8
4) 15.001

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