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Whole number place value review

Review whole number place value, and try some practice problems.

Place value chart

The number 7,654,321 can be placed on a place value chart as follows:
MillionsHundred thousandsTen thousandsThousandsHundredsTensOnes

Whole number place value

In a whole number, the digit farthest to the right is always in the ones place. The next farthest to the right is in the tens place. The remaining digits continue to fill in the place values until there are no digits left.
Example: 459
The number 459 is made up of 4 hundreds, 5 tens, and 9 ones.
We can also write this as: 459=400+50+9.
Or we can use a place value chart:
Note: The farther the digit is to the left, the greater its place value. For example, 6 hundreds is greater than 6 ones because hundreds are farther to the left.
Want to learn more about place value? Check out this video.


Problem 1
What is the place value of the 8 in 2,894?
Choose 1 answer:

Want to try more problems like this? Check out these exercises:
Intro to place value
Creating the largest or smallest number
Place value blocks

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