Posted by **Pamela** on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 6:05pm.

How do you figure out the place value of the stem and leaf of a stem-and-leaf plot???????????????

- 7th grade math -
**minka**, Friday, February 26, 2010 at 6:37pm
okay i'm doing stem and leaf diagrams now so i might not be clear

there will eb a key telling you somit like 8l3=83 thats how you figure it out look for the key

i think thats what your getting at i'm not sure

from your little british helper(lol)

- 7th grade math -
**Sarah**, Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 7:22pm
The first name of the column is the biggest place value. So if there are two columns you would know it would be (from left to right) tens and ones. If there were four columns then you would know it would be (from left to right) thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones.

I'm sorry if that was a bit confusing to process, but I hope that helps

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