What is the basic concept of place value?
Place value is the value of each digit in a number. It's important to know place value to understand how to read and write larger numbers. For example, in the number 843, the 8 is in the hundreds place, the 4 is in the tens place, and the 3 is in the ones place. Practice writing numbers in expanded form using place value to help make larger numbers easier to read and understand.
Introduction to Place Value
Place Value - A system used to represent numbers. It helps to understand the value of each digit in a number. Rounding - To reduce a number to a simpler form by replacing the numbers after a certain place value with the nearest number. Expanded Form - A way to write numbers by showing the value of each digit. This is written by taking the place value of each digit and writing it as a sum of that value.
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The highest number that can be represented in a single digit is 9, meaning that all numbers greater than 9 require more than one digit to be represented. The number zero was invented in India around the 5th century. The value of a digit is determined by its position in a number. A digit in the hundreds place is worth 100 times more than a digit in the ones place.
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What is the value of the digit 3 in the number 675?
What is the difference between ones, tens, and hundreds place?
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Think of a number that would have a 4 in the tens place. What is it?
What strategies did you use to figure out the place value of a number?