# What is Tenths Place? Definition and Examples

What is the tenths place? The tenths place is the name given to the first number on the right of the decimal point in the decimal numeration system. For example, in 3.47, 4 is in the tenths place. The figure below shows the tenths place.

## More examples showing what the tenths place is

**1.** In 8.256, 2 is in the tenths place

**2.** In 140.90, 9 is in the tenths place

**3.** In 4.056, 0 is in the tenths place

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