Place Value

Place Value

Author: Rachel Casto

I can recognize that in a whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.

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Key Vocabulary

place value-the value of where a digit is in a number
     **4th grade expectation-->ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, millions

base-ten numeral-another name for the decimal number system that we use every day ("the regular way to write a number"); sometimes called standard form  (Example: 8,384)

Below you will find resources to help students better understand place value to the millions.

Place Value
(Source:  StudyJams)

Ten Times Greater
(Source:  Learn Zillion)

Place Value Chart

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