# Place Value

Understanding place value is fundamental in mathematics as it forms the basis of our numerical system. It refers to the value of a digit depending on its position within a number. This concept allows us to represent and manipulate numbers efficiently, enabling precise calculations and comparisons. From the ones place to the thousands, each position holds a specific value that contributes to the overall magnitude of a number. Mastery of place value is crucial not only for basic arithmetic but also for more advanced mathematical concepts, making it an essential skill for students to grasp early on.

Questions

- Temple Harding is a proofreader. He is paid $.12 for every page he proofs. What is Temple's total pay for a day in which he proofreads 2984 pages?
- How do place values work?
- How can you use place value to round $21.38 to the nearest tenth of a dollar?
- What is #88 + 99#?
- Using the number 913,256 how do you write the digit in the ten thousands place?
- Lisa is cooking muffins. The recipe calls for 7 cups of sugar. She has already put in 2 cups. How many more cups does she need to put in?
- Enzo still owes $750 on his new furniture. He has already paid $600 on it. What was the original cost of the furniture?
- For 8 days Jackie made beaded bracelets. When he was done he had 96 bracelets. How many bracelets did Jackie make each day?
- Mr Williams is buying some new books for his school. He buys 292 books, each costing £18.75 What is the total cost of the books?
- Suppose the Beard family buys a large screen TV. They arrange to pay by making 48 equal payments of $99.50 but have not begun to pay yet. What is their total debt?
- Tim found 4 seashells and Joan found 9 seashells on the beach When they cleaned them, they discovered that 6 were cracked. How many seashells did they find together?
- In the number 3,478,987, what place is the 4 in?
- In the number 3,265,820, what place is the first 2 in?
- Jacob had $25 for back-to-school shopping. He bought a shirt for $15 and then returned a shirt he bought a week ago and got $20 in return. How much money in dollars does Jacob have now?
- How do you find the place value of a decimal?
- Your recipe for banana pudding calls for two pounds of bananas. If they are priced at four pounds for $0.99, how much would you pay for two pounds?
- Davis had $295 in his bank account. He then made a deposit of $490. What is the account balance?
- What number has 5 hundreds and 12 tens?
- A standard hot tub holds 2.3 kiloliters of water. After filling up two of nine hot tubs, Johnson's water service truck empties. How many liters of water are still needed to fill the remaining tubs?
- In 7 days, a clothing store sold 2,877 pieces of clothing. If they sold the same amount of clothes each day, how many pieces of clothes did they sell in one day?