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.

Place value
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.


Find the name of the place for each underlined digit


9 is in the Ones place


9 is in the thousands place


6 is in the hundred-thousands place


7 is in the millions place


2 is in the ten-millions place


1 is in the ten-thousands place

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