# What is the place value of 7 in 0.708?

Dec 25, 2016

$7$ in the $0.708$ has a place value $7$ one-tenths or $\frac{7}{10}$.

#### Explanation:

The first digit after decimal point indicates one-tenth of a unit,

second digit after decimal point indicates one-hundredth of a unit,

third digit after decimal point indicates one-thousandth of a unit,

and so on.

As $7$ in the $0.708$ comes at first place after decimal, it has a place value $7$ one-tenths or $\frac{7}{10}$.