place value

noun

Definition of place value 

: the value of the place of a digit in a numeral

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of place value was in 1911

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place value

noun

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: the value of the location of a digit in a number In 125 the location of the digit 2 has a place value of ten.

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