Place value is the value of each digit in a number. The placement of a digit in a number helps to determine its value. For example, the digit 4 in the number 432 has a value of 400.
Place Value - The value of a digit based on its position in a number. Base 10 System - A number system that uses 10 digits (0 to 9) to represent numbers. Standard Form - A way of writing a number as the sum of its digits multiplied by powers of 10.
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The standard symbol for place value is 'x 10 raised to a power', which is written as '10^n' The ancient Babylonians were the first to use a place-value system for numbers. The term 'place value' was first used by a French mathematician in the 19th century.
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