|The value of a digit depends on its place in a number. This
is its place value.
|The numbers in a three digit number all a different place value.
Example: The number 425 The 4 is in the hundred place. It tells
you there are 4 sets of one hundred in the hundred place.
100+100+100+100 = 400
The 2 is in the tens place. It tells you that there are 2 sets of
tens in the tens place.
10+10 = 20
The last or right digit is the ones place. It tells you there are 5
ones in the ones place.
1+1+1+1+1 = 5
400+20+5 = 425
4 2 5
| | |__ones place
| |_________tens place