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Place Value

Do this online exercise to show you understand place value for decimals and integers of any size.

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In the number 432, which digit is in the tens place?

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In the number 9323, which digit is in the hundreds place?

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In the number 8897, which digit is in the thousands place?

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In the number 8656, which digit is in the units place?

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Which digit is in the hundreds place in the number fifteen thousand, eight hundred and forty two?

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Which digit is in the thousands place in the number seventy three thousand, six hundred and twenty three?

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In the number 8.76, which digit is in the tenths place?

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In the number 9.78, which digit is in the hundredths place?

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What number is made up of 2 units, 5 tens and 7 hundreds?

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What number is made up of 2 units, 4 tens, 5 hundreds and 6 thousands?

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What number is made up of 4 units, 5 tenths and 6 hundredths?

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What number is made up of 2 units, 3 tens, 4 hundredths and 6 thousandths?

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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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Place Value

There is an interactive chart, perfect for a teacher to use with a class, which shows the column headings used in this exercise. The Place Value Chart also shows column headings from millions to millionths.

This video explains place value and is from 'Math is Fun'.

Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly.

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