Notice that each number has a place and a value, thus the name place value. The first place on the right has a value of 1. The second place from the right has a value of 100. The third place from the right has a value of 100, and so forth...
The figure above shows only 4 places and these are the ones place, the tens place, the hundreds place, and the thousands place. The number that the figure above represents is 1111.
How would write down the number 3248 using the place value blocks?
3248 is equal to 3 thousands, 2 hundreds, 4 tens, and 8 ones.
The number 8 is in the ones place and it has a value of 8.
The number 4 is in the tens place and it has a value of 400.
The number 2 is in the hundreds place and it has a value of 200.
The number 3 is in the thousands place and it has a value of 3000.
For big numbers such 250,785,864, we show the place values with the figure below. Study the name of the places for each number starting with 4.
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