What is place value?

Place value refers to the value of each digit within a number.

Diagram of the number 3 147 286

In the number {3,147,286} the digit {2} has a value of {200} (two hundred) and the digit {3} has a value of {3,000,000} (three million).

Question

What is the value of the digit {8} in {3,147,286}?

The digit {8} has a value of eight tens, or {80}.