Before we look at rounding to different place values, check if you remember how to round to the nearest 10.
Round the number on the number line to the nearest 10.
In this video we round 362 to the nearest ten, and then round it to the nearest hundred. See how our answer changes, depending on the places we are rounding to.
Answer the following:
Round 7428 to the nearest hundred.
Round 7428 to the nearest thousand.
In the second video, we look at how to round 5 digit numbers, using the rounding rule. We also round a number that has a 9 in one of the places we need to round up. How do we tackle this? Let's find out here:
Round 974\,321 to the nearest ten thousand.
Use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers to calculations.
Recognise, represent and order numbers to at least hundreds of thousands