# What is a place value block?

Asked By: Lucinda Olaizola | Last Updated: 15th May, 2020

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**Place value blocks**.

**Place value**: comparing same digit in different places.

**Place value**: comparing same digit in different places.

Then, what is an example of place value?

For **example**, in our number 136,774.8591, the 9 falls three places to the right of the decimal, so it falls in the 10^-3 = 1 / 1000 **place**, or in the thousandths **place**. Therefore its **place value** is 9 / 1000, or nine-thousandths.

Also, what is mean by place value? **Place value** can be defined as the **value** represented by a digit in a number on the basis of its position in the number. Here's an example showing the relationship between the **place** or position and the **place value** of the digits in a number.

Also know, what is the place value of 5 in 56?

**56**. **5** is in tens **place** = **5** x 10 = 50.

What is the place value of 5 in 3254710?

**Place value of 5** = (**5** x 10000) = 50000.