place value

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place value

[′plās ‚val·yü]
(mathematics)
The value given to a digit by virtue of its location in a numeral.
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Backed by international multi-lateral financing institutions, the key to facing current global challenges are strategic long-term investments, made in equities or debt of companies that place values at their core.
The students' initial ideas were about adding and subtracting amounts between place values but they soon realised that the only thing that worked across all place values was "getting ten of" and the inverse action of partitioning into ten equal parts.
A unit about decimals was planned for the end of the year as a way to support students to integrate their knowledge about whole number place value and fractions.
Recognise that the place value system can be extended to tenths and hundredths.
The presence of an internationally renowned hotelier like Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, coupled with their innovative Sense of Place values, reinforces the core essence and world-class amenities that this district has to offer.
The author divides these specialized activities and games into separate sections for early number work, basic calculations for larger numbers, place values and the fundamentals of time tables, multiplication and division.
The decimal point becomes a "mirror," reflecting the place values to the left of the decimal point on to the right side.
Trissy's application of her understanding of the place value of whole numbers to be mirrored in the place values of fractions of whole numbers is an example.
Critical thinking also permits students to place values on information and respect the role of information in problem-solving situations.
The powerful pseudo-rating capability allows users to place values on call detail records and perform root-cause analyses of revenue losses.
Students reason that: larger numbers must be in higher place values to create larger numbers; waiting for a 9 for a particular spot in a three-digit number may not be a wise chance-based decision; two numbers to be subtracted must be as far apart in size as possible to create the greatest difference; and so forth.
Some concepts and skills that fall under the general notion of number sense are counting, number representation, number relationships, and place value.