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business and finance currencies# How do you place a value in a number?

In our decimal

**number**system, the**value**ofa digit depends on its**place**, or position, inthe**number**. Each**place**has a**value**of 10 timesthe**place**to its right. A**number**in standard formisseparated into groups of three digits using commas. Each ofthesegroups is called a period.

Likewise, people ask, what is the place value of 4?

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**Place value**is the basis of ourentire

**number**system. A

**place value**system is one inwhichthe position of a digit in a

**number**determinesits

**value**. In the standard system, called base ten,each

**place**represents ten times the

**value**ofthe

**place**to its right.

**Place value**is vitallyimportantto all later

**mathematics**.

People also ask, what is place value example?

**Place Value**. more The **value** of whereadigit is in the number. **Example**: In 352, the 5 is inthe"tens" **place**, so its **place value** is10.**Example**: In 17.591, the 9 is in the"hundredths"**place**, so its **place value** is0.01.

A digit is a single **symbol used** to makenumerals.0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are the ten digits we useineveryday numerals. Example: The numeral 153 is made up of 3digits("1", "5" and "3"). Example: The numeral 46 is made up of 2digits("4", and "6").