  # Round Numbers to the Nearest Ten

In this worksheet, students will round numbers to the nearest 10 before multiplying to find an estimated answer. This content is premium and exclusive to EdPlace subscribers. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Place Value

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will round numbers to the nearest ten to estimate the answer to multiplication problems.

Example

Estimate the answer by rounding the numbers to the nearest 10 before multiplying.

Remember to round down if the ones are 1, 2, 3 or 4. If the ones are 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 round up!

78 x 43 A
x
 B
=
 C

78 x 43 80
x
 40
=
 3200

Remember, to work out 80 x 40, we work out 8 x 4 x 10 x 10 = 32 x 100 = 3,200.

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