Recognising place value
Home learning focus
Learn to recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number.
This lesson includes:
two video introduction to place value
two downloadable worksheets plus answers
Find out how to make three-digit numbers, by starting with one number and placing another next to it.
Place value helps us work out the value of a digit depending on its place or position in a number.
Place value can be expressed in terms of hundreds, tens and ones.
For example the number 333 can be represented like this:
Watch how this class of children order a set of cards numbered from 1 to 500 using hundreds, tens and ones (sometimes called units).
There are lots of ways to practise what you've learned about three-digit numbers. Here are a few you could try.
There's more to learn
Have a look at these other resources around the BBC and the web.