Place value

You can use place value to figure out how much each digit in a number is worth. Each place has a value of 10 times the place to its right.

For example, the number 45 has 4 in the tens place and 5 in the ones place. In other words, 45 has 4 tens and 5 ones.

The number 372 has 3 in the hundreds place, 7 in the tens place, and 2 in the ones place. In other words, it has 3 hundreds, 7 tens, and 2 ones.




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