In this activity, we will be rounding numbers to the nearest **100 000**, to the nearest **10 000**,

to the nearest **1 000**, to the nearest **100** and to the nearest **10**.

**Example 1**

Round **752 835** to the** nearest 1 000**.

**Answer**

Counting in 1 000s, we know that 752 835 is between 752 000 and 753 000.

Picture the number on a number line ranging from 752 000 at the start to 753 000 at the other end.

It is much closer to the 753 000 end, so we round up.

752 835 rounds up to **753 000** to the nearest 1 000.

**Example 2**

Round **752 835** to the** nearest 100**.

**Answer**

Counting in 100s, we know that 752 835 is between 752 800 and 752 900.

Picture the number on a number line ranging from 752 800 at the start to 752 900 at the other end.

It is closer to the 752 800 end, so we round down.

752 835 rounds down to **752 800** to the nearest 100.

**Example 3**

Round **752 835** to the** nearest 10**.

**Answer**

Counting in 10s, we know that 752 835 is between 752 830 and 752 840.

Picture the number on a number line ranging from 752 830 at the start to 752 840 at the other end.

It is exactly in the middle, so we round **up**.

*Remember that we round up when it is halfway.*

752 835 rounds up to **752 840** to the nearest 10.

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