The following are the names of the place values for integers. We will see the place values for positions after the decimal point later.

**Why is place value important? **Place value is important when doing arithmetic. You need it to regroup when doing subtraction. You will also use it in addition and multiplication to regroup into the next place value. You need to understand it in order to estimate and round numbers.

## Additional Resources

- Khan Academy: Intro to place value (05:58 mins, Transcript)
- Khan Academy: Find number's place value (02:24 mins, Transcript)

### Practice Problems

**1. Consider the number 7,986,035,214. What is the place value for each number:**

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Solution

a. 1

b. 2

c. 3

d. 4

e. 5

**2. Consider the number 7,986,035,214. What is the place value for each number:**

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Video Solution

a. 6

b. 7

c. 8

d. 9

e. 0

**3. Consider the number 3,562,907,148. What is the place value for each number:**

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Solution

a. 3

b. 2

c. 0

d. 1

e. 5

**4. Consider the number 3,562,907,148. What is the place value for each number:**

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Video Solution

a. 6

b. 9

c. 7

d. 4

e. 8

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