Place Value is the value given to the place a digit has in a number. Numbers are made up of digits in the same way that words are made up of letters. The number 576 (five hundred seventy-six) is made up of the digits 5,7, and 6. Each digit has a special value which depends on its place in the number.
The number 576 is
made up of : Place value works in the same way for any whole number no matter how large it it. Example:
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