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Face Value and Place Value

The students will learn about place value and face value for class 2. Also, they learn about the difference between place value and face value. This concept will also include the expanded form of numbers.

In this learning concept, the students will learn to

  • Determine the place value in maths and Place value of 0
  • Find the Face value meaning in maths.
  • Express the numbers in expanded form

Each concept is explained to class 2 maths students using examples, did you know, and a mind map. After you go through the concept, assess your learning by solving the two printable worksheets given at the pages’ end.
Download the worksheets and check your answers with the worksheet solutions for class 2 face value and place value in maths provided in PDF format.

Face Value of a Number

The face value of a digit in a number is the value of that digit itself. The face value of any digit in a number is independent of its place in the number.


Consider any three-digit number. Say 731.

For the number 408,

For the number 560,


Place Value in Maths

In a number, the place value of a digit depends on its position in the number. Place value allows us to represent any number using the digits 0 to 9.


Let us discuss place value with some three-digit numbers.

For the number 568.

For the number 904,

For the number 660,


Place Value of 0



Expanded Form

When any number is written as the sum of the place values of its digits, then it is called the expanded form of the number.


Let us discuss with a number 456. In 456,

Similarly, expanded form of 440 and 103 is

440 = 400 + 40 + 0

103 = 100 + 0 + 3



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