# Place value

**Place value:** The value of the place of a digit in a number.

**Digit:** Any of the symbols 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9.

Look at the following number:250,785,864 and study the name of the places for each number starting with 4.

Looking at the number, you can see that 4 is in the ones place. It also means that we have 4 ones.

6 is in the tens place and 8 in the hundreds place.It also means that there are 6 tens and 8 hundreds.

**Examples:** Find the name of the place for each underlined digit

57

__9__ 9 is in the

Ones place

__9__877

9 is in the

thousands place

5

__6__98746

6 is in the

hundred-thousands place

6

__7__892456

7 is in the

millions place

345

__2__1663987

2 is in the

ten-millions place

89622

__1__2352

1 is in the

ten-thousands place

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