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Number Sequence: Which Number is Closest?

In this worksheet, students decide which numbers are nearer to one given number than another.

'Number Sequence: Which Number is Closest?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Sequences

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you have to decide which numbers are closer to one number than another

 

Example

Which numbers are nearer to 300 than to 400?

 

Answer

Think of a number line

 

_____________300___________________350___________________400

 

Any number less than 300 will be nearer to 300 than to 400

Any number between 300 and 349 will be nearer to 300 than to 400

Choose the numbers nearer to 700 than to 800.

701

710

750

Choose the numbers nearer to 200 than to 300.

248

205

237

Choose the numbers nearer to 600 than to 700.

248

610

737

Choose the numbers nearer to 100 than to 200.

112

152

111

Choose the numbers nearer to 500 than to 600.

510

560

502

Choose the numbers nearer to 800 than to 900.

851

806

838

Choose the numbers nearer to 300 than to 400.

301

353

349

Choose the numbers nearer to 400 than to 500.

401

351

449

Choose the numbers nearer to 200 than to 400.

401

299

301

Choose the numbers nearer to 800 than to 900.

840

480

850

  • Question 1

Choose the numbers nearer to 700 than to 800.

CORRECT ANSWER
701
710
  • Question 2

Choose the numbers nearer to 200 than to 300.

CORRECT ANSWER
248
205
237
  • Question 3

Choose the numbers nearer to 600 than to 700.

CORRECT ANSWER
248
610
  • Question 4

Choose the numbers nearer to 100 than to 200.

CORRECT ANSWER
112
111
  • Question 5

Choose the numbers nearer to 500 than to 600.

CORRECT ANSWER
510
502
  • Question 6

Choose the numbers nearer to 800 than to 900.

CORRECT ANSWER
806
838
  • Question 7

Choose the numbers nearer to 300 than to 400.

CORRECT ANSWER
301
349
  • Question 8

Choose the numbers nearer to 400 than to 500.

CORRECT ANSWER
401
351
449
  • Question 9

Choose the numbers nearer to 200 than to 400.

CORRECT ANSWER
299
  • Question 10

Choose the numbers nearer to 800 than to 900.

CORRECT ANSWER
840
480
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