In this section you will find illustrated examples to help understand place value including help with understanding place values as used with decimals. There are also several worked examples illustrated how to round numbers including to the nearest 10, 100, and 1,000. If you are looking for place value worksheets, you find some further down this page.
When discussing place value with your children, emphasize exchanging 10 ones for 1 ten (and 10 tens for 1 hundred) as you work from right to left. Similarly, when moving to the right, talk about exchanging 1 ten for 10 ones, and so on.
This listing of Place Value Charts can be used to practice working with these concepts. Note, deselecting the Show Numbers option on the charts allows them to be used as Place Value Worksheets.
Try this number grid puzzle. It is a multi-page worksheet and includes 10 variations..
The worksheets below will help when working with decimals. They include questions and exercises covering rounding decimals and comparing and ordering with tenths, hundredths, and thousandths.