**Elementary School Number Sense Lesson 10: Place Values**

Today's lesson is the most basic one in my app (which is why I placed it at Level 1), and all the others build upon its foundation. This concept has appeared

**5 times**so far this year on elementary school tests, with a median placement at

**question # 12**.

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**Number Dojo Level: 1**

In the following number:

**123,456.7890**

**place value**:

**1: hundred thousands**

2: ten thousands

3: thousands

4: hundreds

5: tens

6: ones (or units)

7: tenths

8: hundredths

9: thousandths

0: ten-thousandths

2: ten thousands

3: thousands

4: hundreds

5: tens

6: ones (or units)

7: tenths

8: hundredths

9: thousandths

0: ten-thousandths

**Example 1: What digit represents the tenths place in 534.971? ___**

- The tenths place is the first digit to the right of the decimal.
- The answer is
**9**.

**Example 2: Which digit represents the thousands place in 3765.014? ___**

- The thousands place is the fourth digit to the left of the decimal.
- The answer is
**3**.

**Example 3: What is the tens digit in the number 384.759? ___**

- The tens digit is the second digit to the left of the decimal.
- The answer is
**8**.

**Example 4: Which digit represents the hundredths place in 2063.578? ___**

- The hundredths place is the second digit to the right of the decimal.
- The answer is
**7**.

**Example 5: What is the units digit in the number 480.765? ___**

- The units digit is also known as the ones place--the first digit to the left of the decimal.
- The answer is
**0**.

**Example 6: Which digit is in the 100's place for 6703.51? ___**

- The 100's (hundreds) place is the third digit to the left of the decimal.
- The answer is
**7**.

**Example 7: Which digit is in the 1/1000's place for 3.14159? ___**

- The 1/1000's (thousandths) place is the third digit to the right of the decimal.
- The answer is
**1**.

**Example 8: Which digit is in the ten-thousands place in 35104.89627? ___**

- The ten-thousands place is the fifth digit to the left of the decimal.
- The answer is
**3**.

**Here's a free worksheet to help you practice PlaceValue:**

placevalue.pdf |

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