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 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
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.