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Place Value (Year 3)
345 is written three hundred and forty-five.

Place Value (Year 3)

In KS2 Maths children will learn more about the place value of digits in numbers. This begins in Year Three with children recognising that the values of the digits 0-9 change depending on their position in a number. They should now the difference between units, tens and hundreds and should also be able to write numbers as words and to convert numbers written as words into digits.

Place value works by using hundreds, tens, units, tenths and hundredths. You will have no doubt learned about place value in your maths lessons. How a 2 can be worth 2, 20 or 200 depending on whether it is in the units, tens or hundreds column in a number. This quiz will test you on what you can remember.

Test your knowledge by playing this quiz to discover what you know about place value. This quiz is intended for children aged 7-8.

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1.
What is this number in figures - four hundred and seventy one?
4,071
400,701
4,710
471
471 has 4 hundreds, 7 tens and 1 unit
2.
What does the 2 represent in the number 824?
2
20
200
2,000
A 2 in the tens column means 2 x 10 which is 20
3.
What does the 0 represent in the number 906?
0 tens
10
100
1,000
The zero in the ten column means there are no tens in the number but the zero still holds the ten's place
4.
What is this number in words - 407?
Four thousand and seven
Four hundred and seventy
Four hundred and seven
Forty seven
407 has 4 hundreds, 0 tens and 7 units
5.
What does the 3 represent in the number 396?
3
30
300
3,000
As the three is in the hundreds column it represents 3 hundreds
6.
What is this number in figures - two hundred and one?
201
2,001
21
211
201 has 2 hundreds, 0 tens and 1 unit
7.
What is this number in words - 359?
Three thousand, five hundred and nine
Three hundred and fifty nine
Thirty five hundred and nine
Three thousand and fifty nine
359 has 3 hundreds, 5 tens and 9 units
8.
How many digits are there in our number system?
8
9
10
11
The ten digits are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
9.
What does the 8 represent in the number 804?
8
80
800
8,000
An 8 in the hundreds column = 8 x 100 which is 800
10.
When dealing with place value what is the name for the ones?
Tens
Hundreds
Units
Thousands
Units and ones mean exactly the same in Maths

 

Author:  Amanda Swift

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