Place value chart

The following place value chart shows the value of digits in a whole number. Each digit in a number has a value based on its place in the number. The figure below shows what a place value chart may look like.

The chart has the number 85026139 on it. Each digit in the number 85026139 will have a different value.

  • The digit 9 is in the ones place and it has a value of 9 × 1 = 9
  • The digit 3 is in the tens place and it has a value of 3 × 10 = 30
  • The digit 1 is in the hundreds place and it has a value of 1 × 100 = 100
  • The digit 6 is in the thousands place and it has a value of 6 × 1000 = 6000
  • The digit 2 is in the ten thousands place and it has a value of 2 × 10000 = 20000
  • The digit 0 is in the one hundred thousands place and it has a value of 0 × 100000 = 0
  • The digit 5 is in the millions place and it has a value of 5 × 1000000 = 5000000
  • The digit 8 is in the ten millions place and it has a value of 8 × 10000000 = 80000000
Place value chart

Place value chart with decimals

Place value chart with decimals


The  place value chart with decimals that you see in the figure above has the number 24.3185 on it.

The digit 2 is in the tens place and it has a value of 2 × 10 = 20

The digit 4 is in the ones place and it has the value of 4 × 1 = 4

The digit 3 is in the tenths place and it has a value of 3 × 1/10 = 3/10 = 0.3

The digit 1 is in the hundredths place and it has a value of 1 × 1/100 = 1/100 = 0.01

The digit 8 is in the  thousandths place and it has a value of 8 × 1000 = 8/1000 = 0.008

The digit 5 is in the ten thousandths place and it has a value of 5 × 10000 = 5/10000 = 0.0005

Worksheet about place value chart with decimals

Here is a worksheet that teachers can print and use in their classrooms in order to help students learn the place value of whole numbers and decimals.

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