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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

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!

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