Numbers: Place value

Place value is useful for understanding double digit numbers or greater.

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Place value includes:

  • The meaning of place value and digits
  • How zero is used as a place holder and its importance
  • Writing numbers in word and digit form
  • Comparing the size of numbers
  • Common errors that can occur with place value
  • Adding and subtracting tens and hundreds and the effect on place value
  • The use of inequality signs
Place value and decimal places

Downloadable Factsheets

Place value
Zero as a placeholder
Seven-digit numbers

Downloadable worksheets

Biggest number wins!
Comparing whole numbers
Counting on and back in hundreds
Odd and even numbers
Reading and writing numbers from facts
Reading and writing numbers in order
Place value
Reading and writing numbers: place value chart
Place value questions
Writing numbers in ascending order
Writing numbers

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