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Large Numbers: Round Numbers to the Nearest

In this worksheet, students round numbers to the nearest 1000, 10 000, 100 000 and 1 000 000.

'Large Numbers: Round Numbers to the Nearest' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Round Numbers for Accuracy

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, round numbers to the nearest 1000, 10 000, 100 000 and 1 000 000.

 

Rounding to the nearest 1000 (thousand)

When rounding to the nearest 1000, count in 1000's either side of your number and choose the nearest.

If the number in the hundreds place is less than 5 then round down, if the number in the hundreds place is 5 or greater then round up. 

 

93 235 is between 93 000 and 94 000.

 

93 000 <——93 235——————> 94 000

 

There is a 200 in the hundreds place, so round down to 93 000. 

93 235 is 93000 rounded to the nearest 1000.

 

Rounding to the nearest 10 000 (ten thousand)

When rounding to the nearest 10 000, count in 10 000's either side of your number and choose the nearest.

If the number in the thousands place is less than 5 then round down, if the number in the thousands place is 5 or more, round up!

 

369 594 is between 360 000 and 370 000.

 

360 000 <—————369 594 ———> 370 000

 

There is a 9 in thousands place, so round up to 370 000.

369 594 is 370000 rounded to the nearest 10 000.

 

Rounding to the nearest 100 000 (hundred thousand)

When rounding to the nearest 100 000, count in 100 000's either side of your number and choose the nearest.

If the number in the ten thousands place is less than 5 then round down, if the number in the ten thousands place is 5 or more, round up!

 

8 439 798 is between 8 400 000 and 8 500 000.

 

8 400 000 <———8 439 798—————> 8 500 000

 

There is a 3 in the ten thousands place, so round down to 8 400 000. 

8 439 798 is 8400000 rounded to the nearest 100 000. 

 

 

Rounding to the nearest 1 000 000 (million)

When rounding to the nearest 1 000 000, count in 1 000 000's either side of your number and choose the nearest.

If the number in the hundred thousands place is less than 5 then round down, if the number in the hundred thousands place is 5 or more, round up!

 

8 500 000 is between 8 000 000 and 9 000 000.

 

8 000 000 <———8 500 000———> 9 000 000

 

The number in the hundred thousands place is 5, so we round up to 9 000 000.

8 500 000 is 9000000 rounded to the nearest 1 000 000. 

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

46 521

Round to the nearest 10 000:

 

712 459

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

354 159

Round to the nearest 1 000 000:

 

3 540 159

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

416 321

Round to the nearest 10 000:

 

1 540 756

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

4 123 846

Round to the nearest 1 000 000:

 

9 876 543

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

39 500

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

5 456 011

  • Question 1

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

46 521

CORRECT ANSWER
47000
47 000
EDDIE SAYS
46 521 is in between 46 000 and 47 000. There is a 5 in the hundreds place, so round up to 47 000.
  • Question 2

Round to the nearest 10 000:

 

712 459

CORRECT ANSWER
710000
710 000
EDDIE SAYS
712 459 is between 710 000 and 720 000. There is a 2 in the thousands place, so round down to 710 000.
  • Question 3

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

354 159

CORRECT ANSWER
400000
400 000
EDDIE SAYS
354 159 is between 300 000 and 400 000. There is a 5 in the ten thousands place, so round up to 400 000.
  • Question 4

Round to the nearest 1 000 000:

 

3 540 159

CORRECT ANSWER
4000000
4 000 000
EDDIE SAYS
3 540 159 is between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000. There is a 5 in the hundred thousands place, so round up to 4 000 000.
  • Question 5

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

416 321

CORRECT ANSWER
416000
416 000
EDDIE SAYS
416 321 is between 416 000 and 417 000. There is a 3 in the hundreds place, so round down to 416 000.
  • Question 6

Round to the nearest 10 000:

 

1 540 756

CORRECT ANSWER
1540000
1 540 000
EDDIE SAYS
1 540 756 is between 1 540 000 and 1 550 000. There is a 4 in the ten thousands place, so round down to 1 540 000.
  • Question 7

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

4 123 846

CORRECT ANSWER
4100000
4 100 000
EDDIE SAYS
4 123 846 is between 4 100 000 and 4 200 000. There is a 2 in the ten thousands place, so round down.
  • Question 8

Round to the nearest 1 000 000:

 

9 876 543

CORRECT ANSWER
10000000
10 000 000
EDDIE SAYS
9 876 543 is between 9 000 000 and 10 000 000. There is an 8 in the hundred thousands place, so round up.
  • Question 9

Round to the nearest 1000:

 

39 500

CORRECT ANSWER
40000
40 000
EDDIE SAYS
39 500 is between 39 000 and 40 000. There is a 5 in the hundreds place, so round up.
  • Question 10

Round to the nearest 100 000:

 

5 456 011

CORRECT ANSWER
5500000
5 500 000
EDDIE SAYS
5 456 011 is between 5 400 000 and 5 500 000. There is a 5 in the ten thousands place, so round up.
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