# Decimal Place Value, Charts, and Downloadable Exercises

Understanding the value of Decimal Places could be a little tricky compared to the place value of whole numbers, but here we will try our best to explain it in a simple and easy way.

Here is an example of a decimal number: **42.39**

- The first place after a Decimal is known as
and the second place is called**Tenths Place****Hundredths place**.

The Place of 3 in * 42.39 *is

**Tenths.**The Place of 9 in * 42.39* is

*.*

**Hundredths**Do not get confused here. Place of 4 in 42.39 is Tens, Place of 2 in Once, and Place of 3 is Tenths. Ones or Oneths place doesn’t exist after the decimal.

## Here is a Place Value Chart

### The difference between Tens and Tenths, Hundreds and Hundredths, and so on…

- Tens is written as 10s, but Tenths is 1/10s.
- Hundreds is 100s, but Hundredths is 1/100s.
- Thousands is 1000s, but Thousandths is 1/1000s.

**Let’s Have a Quick Look**

Hundred | 100 | |

Ten | 10 | |

One | 1 | |

Tenth | 1/10 | .1 |

Hundredth | 1/100 | .01 |

Thousandth | 1/1000 | .001 |

Ten Thousandth | 1/10000 | .0001 |

Hundred Thousandth | 1/100000 | .00001 |

Millionth | 1/1000000 | .000001 |

### 1. Question: Write the Place Value of **683.294**

**683.294**

**Solution: **

- The Place value of 4 is the digit 683.294 is 4/1000
- The place value of 9 in the digit 683.294 is 9/100
- The Place value of 2 in the digit 683.294 is 2/10
- The place value of 3 in the digit 683.294 is 3
- The place value of 8 in the digit 683.294 is 80
- The place value of 6 in the digit 683.294 is 600

### 2. Question: Show the Place Value of Digit *4.6* in a chart

*4.6*

O | D | T |

N | E | E |

E | C | N |

S | I | T |

M | H | |

A | S | |

L | ||

4 | . | 6 |

Let’s do a few more lessons to practice.

### 3. Question: Show the Place Value of Digit **3,295.401** in a chart

**3,295.401**

T | H | T | O | D | T | H | T |

H | U | E | N | E | E | U | H |

O | N | N | E | C | N | N | O |

U | D | S | S | I | T | D | U |

S | R | M | H | R | S | ||

A | E | A | S | E | A | ||

N | D | L | D | N | |||

D | S | T | D | ||||

S | H | T | |||||

S | H | ||||||

S | |||||||

3 | 2 | 9 | 5 | . | 4 | 0 | 1 |

Let’s do one more.

### 4. Question: Show the Place Value of Digit **1,023,746.401234** in a chart

**1,023,746.401234**

1 | Millions(1,000,000s) |

0 | Hundred Thousands(100,000s) |

2 | Ten Thousands(10,000s) |

3 | Thousands(1,000s) |

7 | Hundreds(100s) |

4 | Tens(10s) |

6 | Ones(1s) |

. | Decimal |

4 | Tens(1/10s) |

0 | Hundredths(1/100s) |

1 | Thousandths(1/1000s) |

2 | Ten Thousandths(1/10000s) |

3 | Hundred Thousandths(1/100000s) |

4 | Millionths(1/1000000s) |

### Exercise to Test Your Skill (Download and Take a Print)

### For Teachers and Parents: Download Decimal Place Value Charts and Print Out. Write the Digits in Questions Columns, Distribute Among Children to Practice:

**Up to Millionths**

**Up to Thousandths**

**Up to Hundredths**

**Up to Tenths**

If you still have questions or suggestions, or even if you want a different kind of Worksheet, feel free to comment and we will make one for you and upload here.