PLACE VALUE

The place value of a number is the value of the digits of the number. The last digit of the number is the Units, the next to the left is the Tens, next is Hundred, next Thousand, Ten thousand, Hundred thousand, Million. e.g.

12345 is a number, the place values of each digit that makes up this number are:

1 - Ten Thousand

2 - Thousand

3 - Hundred

4 - Tens

5 - Units

For decimal numbers, the digit after the decimal point to the right is tenths, next is Hundredths, Thousandths etc. take note of the 'ths' at the end.

e.g.

645.9873

6 - Hundred

4 - Tens

5 - Units

.     Decimal point

9 - Tenths

8 - Hundredths

7 - Thousandths

3 - Ten Thousandths

 

                                   EXERCISE B

What is the place value of 7 in the numbers below?

1. 647234

2. 374556290

3. 24781.234

4. 4567.56

5. 2.7

6. 1734934.346

7. 304.8732

8. 24514.856723

9. 83.00073

10. 172

 

 

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