Place Value - Ones, Tens, Hundreds and Thousands

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Place Value to the Thousands

Numbers in the thousands can be intimidating and confusing. But there is a way to represent numbers in the thousands in a simple manner. To find place value to the thousands, we can use a place value chart to represent the digits in numbers. The picture below shows an example of a place value chart with place value blocks to the thousands.

Place Value to the Thousands – Example

To find place value to the thousands, we can use a place value chart to thousands to help us. Let’s take a look at the number two thousand and ninety-seven to practice place value to thousands.

Place Value Charts to the Thousands

Starting at the thousands place, use two thousands place value blocks, and write two thousands underneath as this represents the thousands place value.

Now move to the hundreds place. There is the number zero here, so the place value of the hundreds is zero hundreds. Write this underneath the hundreds place.

Now move to the tens place. There is a number nine here, so use nine tens blocks. The place value of the tens is nine tens. Write this underneath the hundreds place.

Now move to the ones place. There is a number seven here, so use seven ones blocks. The place value of the ones is seven ones. Write this underneath the ones place.

Place Value to Thousands – Summary

You can use a place value chart - thousands, and place value blocks to thousands to help you identify the value of each digit in numbers up to the thousands place. Remember, each place value shows the value of the digit in that place!

Thousands Hundreds Tens Ones
The thousands place
shows how many
thousands there are
The hundreds place
shows how many
hundreds there are
The tens place
shows how many
tens there are
The ones place
shows how many
ones there are

Our number from the example – 2097 looks like this when put into a place value chart.

Th H T O
2 0 9 7

You can find more interactive exercises, worksheets and further activities training the use of place value charts to the thousands after watching the video for extra practice.

TranscriptPlace Value - Ones, Tens, Hundreds and Thousands

Skylar and Henry are invited to a party at two thousand ninety-seven Block Avenue. However, houses on Block Avenue use base ten blocks to represent their numbers. To find the location, Skylar and Henry will use place value - ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands. Place value is the value of a digit based on its position in a number. We can use a place value chart and base ten blocks to help identify the value of a digit in a number with four-digits. Let's take a look at the number one thousand, two hundred thirty-five. In the thousands place, use a thousands block because one is in the thousands place. The value of one in the thousands place is one thousand. In the hundreds place, use two hundreds blocks because two is in the hundreds place. The value of two in the hundreds place is two hundreds. In the tens place, use three tens blocks because three is in the tens place. The value of three in the tens place is three tens. Finally, in the ones place, use five ones blocks because five is in the ones place. The value of five in the ones place is five ones. Now that we have looked at place value up to the thousands place, let's help Skylar and Henry find the location of the party! On Block Avenue, they need to find two thousand ninety seven. Use a place value chart to set up the number. In the thousands place, use two thousands blocks because two is in the thousands place. What is the value of the thousands place? The value is two thousands. In the hundreds place, use zero hundreds blocks because zero is in the hundreds place. We use zero to hold the place value when there is no value for it. What is the value of the hundreds place? The value is zero hundreds. In the tens place, use nine tens blocks because nine is in the tens place. What is the value of the tens place? The value is nine tens. Finally, in the ones place, use seven ones blocks because seven is in the ones place. What is the value of the ones place? The value is seven ones. Skylar and Henry will look for the location with base ten blocks like this above the door! While they make their way, let's review! Remember, base ten blocks can help identify the place value of numbers. The thousands place shows how many thousands there are. The hundreds place shows how many hundreds there are. The tens place shows how many tens there are. The ones place shows how many ones there are. "Henry, I don't recall block parties being like this. Do you?" "No Skylar, I really don't."

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Place Value - Ones, Tens, Hundreds and Thousands exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video Place Value - Ones, Tens, Hundreds and Thousands.
• What place is the underlined digit in?

Hints

Use the table to help you identify what place 9 is in.

7 is in the ones place.

Solution

The table shows what place each digit is in.

2 is in the thousands place. 0 is in the hundreds place. 9 is in the tens place. 7 is in the ones place.

• Which number do the blocks represent?

Hints

Base ten blocks represent a number. Count the blocks and find the matching number.

Look at the image to see what each block represent.

Solution

Numbers can be represented by base ten blocks.

Start in the ones place (the number all the way to the right). Single cubes to represent the ones place. You can count by one.

Second is the tens place. Tens rods to represent the tens place. Count by tens.

Third is the hundreds place. Hundreds blocks to represent the hundreds place. Count by hundreds.

Fourth is the thousands place. Thousands blocks to represent the thousands place. Count by thousands.

• Match the bold digit to its value.

Hints

Use this image to help you figure out what place each number is in.

Solution

Each digit has a value. Start at the most right digit, that is the ones place. The order is: ones, tens, hundreds, thousands.

• What value is shown?

Hints

Solution

The first picture has 3 thousand blocks so the image represented = 3,000

The second picture has 1 hundred blocks so the image represented = 100

The third picture has 4 tens so the image represented = 40

The last picture has 6 ones cubes so the image represented = 6

• What is the value of the 4 in 7,418?

Hints

To find the value, think about what place the 4 is in. Use this place value chart to help you.

The 4 is in the hundreds place, so what's the value of the 4?

Solution

4 is in the hundreds place. So, in the number 7,418 the 4 represents 4 hundreds.

• What is the house number?

Hints

Count the ones blocks. Find the number that also has that many ones.

Count the tens, hundreds and thousands blocks. Find the number that matches.

Solution

There are 1 thousand 2 hundreds 6 tens and 4 ones. So, the number is 1,264.