In any decimal number, each digit has a place value multiplier that is a factor of 10 times that of the digit to its right, and a factor of 1/10 of that of the digit to its left. This is true regardless of the position of the decimal point.

The decimal point tells you that the place value multiplier of the digit to its left is 1.

The decimal point tells you that the place value multiplier of the digit to its left is 1.