# Count the Number of Digits in an Integer

In this lesson, we will write code to count the number of digits in an integer.

## How to count the number of digits in an integer

Given a decimal number, continue dividing the number by ten until it reaches 0 and records the remainder at each step.

The resulting list of remainders is the equivalent place values of the Integer.

**Example:**

```
Input: 125
Output: 3
```

The illustration below explains the process of counting the digits in an integer.

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