What is the place value of the
digit six in 631,049?
In this question, we’re given a
six-digit number, and it was read for us in the question 631,049. Now, each of these digits is in a
different place. And we’re asked what is the place
value of the digit six in this number. Let’s sketch a place value table to
help us. It’s going to need six columns, one
for each digit. Let’s write them in. Six-three-one-zero-four-nine. So, we’ve got a six-digit number,
and our question is all about the digit six in this number. What is its place value?
Well, as we’ve seen already, this
is a six-digit number. So, it starts with hundred
thousands digit. And as we read our number from left
to right, six is the first digit; it’s in the hundred thousands place. The place value of the digit six in
the number 631,049 is hundred thousands.