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Rounding Distances Up and Down

In this worksheet, students round distances to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 km.

'Rounding Distances Up and Down' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Round Numbers Up/Down (to 10, 100 or 1000)

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about rounding distances to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 km.

 

Example

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

6427 km

 

Answers

Round to the nearest 10

6427 to the nearest 10 is  6430

Remember when rounding to the nearest 10, look at the ones place. If the number in the ones place is less than 5, round down! If the number in the ones place is 5 or more, round up!

Round to the nearest 100

6427 to the nearest 100 is    6400

Remember when rounding to the nearest hundred, look at the tens place. If the number in the tens place is less than 5, round down! If the number in the tens place is 5 or more, round up!

Round to the nearest 1000

6427 to the nearest 1000 is    6000

Remember when rounding to the nearest thousand, look at the hundreds place. If the number in the hundreds place is less than 5, round down! If the number in the hundreds place is 5 or more, round up!

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3791 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3800
Nearest 100 km
3790
Nearest 1000 km
4000

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3246 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3250
Nearest 100 km
3000
Nearest 1000 km
3200

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3306 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3000
Nearest 100 km
3310
Nearest 1000 km
3300

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

9127 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
9130
Nearest 100 km
9100
Nearest 1000 km
9000

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

8297 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
8300
Nearest 100 km
8300
Nearest 1000 km
8000

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

2551 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3000
Nearest 100 km
2550
Nearest 1000 km
2600

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

7498 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
7500
Nearest 100 km
7000
Nearest 1000 km
7500

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

5132 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
5130
Nearest 100 km
5000
Nearest 1000 km
5100

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

5485 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
5000
Nearest 100 km
5500
Nearest 1000 km
5490

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

9468 km

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
9470
Nearest 100 km
9500
Nearest 1000 km
9000
  • Question 1

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3791 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3790
Nearest 100 km
3800
Nearest 1000 km
4000
EDDIE SAYS
3791 To the nearest 10 - The 1 in the ones place is less than 5, so round down to 3790. To the nearest 100 - The 90 in the tens place is more than 50, so round up to 3800. To the nearest 1000 - The 700 in the hundreds place is more than 500, so round up to 4000.
  • Question 2

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3246 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3250
Nearest 100 km
3200
Nearest 1000 km
3000
EDDIE SAYS
3246 To the nearest 10 - The 6 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 3250. To the nearest 100 - The 40 in the tens place is less than 50, so round down to 3200. To the nearest 1000 - The 200 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 3000.
  • Question 3

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

3306 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
3310
Nearest 100 km
3300
Nearest 1000 km
3000
EDDIE SAYS
3306 To the nearest 10 - The 6 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 3310. To the nearest 100 - The 0 in the tens place is less than 50, so round down to 3300. To the nearest 1000 - The 300 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 3000.
  • Question 4

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

9127 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
9130
Nearest 100 km
9100
Nearest 1000 km
9000
EDDIE SAYS
9127 To the nearest 10 - The 7 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 9130. To the nearest 100 - The 20 in the tens place is less than 50, so round down to 9100. To the nearest 1000 - The 100 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 9000.
  • Question 5

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

8297 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
8300
Nearest 100 km
8300
Nearest 1000 km
8000
EDDIE SAYS
8297 To the nearest 10 - The 7 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 8300. To the nearest 100 - The 90 in the tens place is more than 50, so round up to 8300. To the nearest 1000 - The 200 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 8000.
  • Question 6

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

2551 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
2550
Nearest 100 km
2600
Nearest 1000 km
3000
EDDIE SAYS
2551 To the nearest 10 - The 1 in the ones place is less than 5, so round down to 2550. To the nearest 100 - There is a 50 in the tens place, so round up to 2600. To the nearest 1000 - The 500 in the hundreds place, so round up to 3000.
  • Question 7

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

7498 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
7500
Nearest 100 km
7500
Nearest 1000 km
7000
EDDIE SAYS
7498 To the nearest 10 - The 8 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 7500. To the nearest 100 - The 90 in the tens place is more than 50, so round up to 7500. To the nearest 1000 - The 400 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 7000.
  • Question 8

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

5132 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
5130
Nearest 100 km
5100
Nearest 1000 km
5000
EDDIE SAYS
5132 To the nearest 10 - The 2 in the ones place is less than 5, so round down to 5130. To the nearest 100 - The 30 in the tens place is less than 50, so round down to 5100. To the nearest 1000 - The 100 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 5000.
  • Question 9

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

5485 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
5490
Nearest 100 km
5500
Nearest 1000 km
5000
EDDIE SAYS
5485 To the nearest 10 - There is a 5 in the ones place, so round up to 5490. To the nearest 100 - The 80 in the tens place is more than 50, so round up to 5500. To the nearest 1000 - The 400 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 5000.
  • Question 10

Round the following distance to the nearest 10, 100 & 1000 km.

9468 km

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

Nearest 10 km
9470
Nearest 100 km
9500
Nearest 1000 km
9000
EDDIE SAYS
9468 To the nearest 10 - The 8 in the ones place is more than 5, so round up to 3470. To the nearest 100 - The 60 in the tens place is more than 50, so round up to 9500. To the nearest 1000 - The 400 in the hundreds place is less than 500, so round down to 9000.
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