^{1}/

_{10}can be written as

**0.1**. This is known as

**Tenth**

^{1}/

_{100}can be written as

**0.01**. This is known as

**Hundredths**

^{1}/

_{1000}can be written as

**0.001**. This is known as

**Thousandths**

^{1}/

_{10},

^{1}/

_{100},

^{1}/

_{1000}are fractions.

**0.1**,

**0.01**,

**0.001**are decimals.

#### Practice Question 1

What is the place value of each of the following numbers?a) 0.089

b) 0.518

c) 9.713

##### Answer:

For this question, let us draw a place value chart.Look at the last number, 9.713. We can state the place values of all the numbers as:

- 9 → Ones
- 7 → Tenths
- 1 → Hundredths
- 3 → Thousandths

For the number 0.518, can you tell the place value of

**1**from the chart?

If you have said

**Hundredths**, you are correct.

#### Practice Question 2

Let's go a step further.What is the place value of each of the following numbers?

a) 45.089

b) 192.931

##### Answer:

For this question, let us draw a place value chart.#### Practice Question 3

What is the place value of the underlined and red digit the following numbers?a) 20.0

**4**1

b) 9.

**2**1

##### Answer:

For this question, let us draw a place value chart.Hence,

The place value of 4 in 20.041 is

**Hundredths**

The place value of 2 in 9.21 is

**Tenths**