Place Value Illustration | ten thousand
The first digit in five-figure numbers represents ten thousands.

Place Value 3 (Easy)

Welcome to the third of our Easy level Eleven Plus maths quizzes on Place Value. As you will know by now, the value of a digit changes depending on its position in a number. In five-figure numbers, the first digit represents ten thousands, the second thousands, the third hundreds, the fourth tens and the fifth is units.

This is quite a simple part of maths so it shouldn’t pose you too many difficulties. Nevertheless, it’s a good idea to get lots of practice on the topic, just to ensure that you are not tripped up when you take your exams.

Please make sure that you read each question and all possible answers carefully before you choose your answer. It’s all too easy to mistake ten thousands for thousands if you rush through the questions. Get into the habit now and you’ll be less likely to make mistakes when it really matters.

1.
What is the place value of 2 in 23,173?
The thousands' place
The hundreds' place
The ten thousands' place
The units' place
Reading the number from right to left: 2 is in the ten thousands' place
2.
What is the digit in the hundreds' place in 67,874?
6
7
8
4
Reading the number from right to left: 8 is in the hundreds' place
3.
What is the digit in the thousands' place in 84,038?
8
4
0
3
Reading the number from right to left: 4 is in the thousands' place
4.
What is the digit in the units' place in 24,103?
2
4
0
3
Reading the number from right to left: 3 is in the units' place
5.
What is the place value of 8 in 79,585?
The thousands' place
The hundreds' place
The tens' place
The units' place
Reading the number from right to left: 8 is in the tens' place
6.
What is the digit in the tens' place in 79,818?
7
9
8
1
Reading the number from right to left: 1 is in the tens' place
7.
What is the place value of 3 in 55,370?
The tens' place
The hundreds' place
The thousands' place
The ten thousands' place
Reading the number from right to left: 3 is in the hundreds' place
8.
What is the place value of 1 in 23,391?
The units' place
The ten thousands' place
The tens' place
The thousands' place
Reading the number from right to left: 1 is in the units' place
9.
What is the digit in the ten thousands' place in 60,421?
6
0
4
2
Reading the number from right to left: 6 is in the tens thousands' place
10.
What is the place value of 6 in 76,983?
The tens' place
The hundreds' place
The thousands' place
The ten thousands' place
Reading the number from right to left: 6 is in the thousands' place
Author:  Frank Evans

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