3 Digit Place Value #2

The value that a digit adds to the number it is in is called the place value. In other words, starting from the right side to the left side, each digit gains a certain value.

In the example below you can see the analysis of the place value of a 3-digit number. 

EXAMPLE

Let’s find the place values of the digits in the number 654.

654 = 600 + 50 + 4

Using this equation, we can find the place values.

The contribution of the 6 in the hundreds place to this number is 600. Without this number in the given number, its value would be 600 less than it is now. Therefore, the place value of 6 in the hundreds place is 600.

The place value of 5 in the tens place is 50.

The place value of 4 in the units place is 4.

three digit place value 2

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