 Rounding Resources | Worksheets and Questions | Maths Made Easy

Example:

Round 7367 to the nearest thousand.

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

7367

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

7367

Step 3: Round the number

3 is less than 5, so the 7 stays the same.

7_ _ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

7000

Example:

Round 136,625 to the nearest ten thousand.

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

136,625

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

136,625

Step 3: Round the number

6 is more than 5, so the 3 goes up to 4.

14 _,_ _ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

140,000

Example:

Round 7.9 to the nearest whole number.

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

7.9

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

7.9

Step 3: Round the number

9 is more than 5, so the 7 goes up to 8.

8._

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

8.0

But we don’t need 0s after the decimal, so we can just ignore them

8

Example:

Round 29.53 to the nearest whole number.

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

29.53

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

29.53

Step 3: Round the number

We have a 5, so we round up. The 9 goes 10, turning the 20 in to 30.

30._ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

30.00

But we don’t need 0s after the decimal, so we can just ignore them

30

## Example Questions

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

585,234

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

585,234

Step 3: Round the number

8 is more than 5, so the 5 goes up to 6.

6 _ _, _ _ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

600,000

Step 1: Find the number we’re rounding to

13.99

Step 2: Look at the number to the right

13.99

Step 3: Round the number

9 is more than 5, so the 3 rounds up to a 4.

14. _ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right 0

14.00

But we don’t need 0s after the decimal, so we can just ignore them

14

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