The value of where the digit is in the number, such as units, tens, hundreds, etc.

Example: In 352, the place value of the 5 is "tens"

Example: In 17.591, the place value of the 9 is "hundredths"

Example: In 352, the place value of the 5 is "tens"

Example: In 17.591, the place value of the 9 is "hundredths"