KS4. Number. Place value

Place value is perhaps the most important concept that needs to be understood to do arithmetic with mathematics.

The value of a number is determined by combining its face value and its place value. Reading a number from left to right, every digit has a place value ten times less than the previous one. Let’s consider the place values of the digits in the number 2034.74

Work by Maya Anderson (BIST 9Z)


Let’s try exercise 1 on pages 73 to 74 of the core textbook to help us focus on the place value of digits in a number:

The answers are below:

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