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Round a Decimal Number to the Nearest Whole Number

In this worksheet, students round decimal numbers to the nearest whole number.

'Round a Decimal Number to the Nearest Whole Number' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:  Number

Curriculum subtopic:  Round/Approximate Numbers Appropriately

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to round a decimal number to the nearest whole number.

 

Method

To round a decimal to the nearest whole number, check the digit in the tenths column.

 

If the tenths digit is 5 or more, round UP.

If the tenths digit is 4 or less, round DOWN.

 

Examples

19.742 is between the whole numbers 19 and 20.

The 7 tenths tell us to round UP to 20.

19.742 rounds up to 20.

 

19.342 is between the whole numbers 19 and 20.

The 3 tenths tell us to round DOWN to 19.

19.342 rounds down to 19.

 

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

85.7192

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

39.3561

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

7.0114

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

75.9869

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

66.499

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

58.4471

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

41.9905

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

559.4771

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

200.905

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

8008.6357

  • Question 1

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

85.7192

CORRECT ANSWER
86
  • Question 2

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

39.3561

CORRECT ANSWER
39
  • Question 3

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

7.0114

CORRECT ANSWER
7
  • Question 4

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

75.9869

CORRECT ANSWER
76
  • Question 5

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

66.499

CORRECT ANSWER
66
  • Question 6

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

58.4471

CORRECT ANSWER
58
  • Question 7

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

41.9905

CORRECT ANSWER
42
  • Question 8

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

559.4771

CORRECT ANSWER
559
  • Question 9

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

200.905

CORRECT ANSWER
201
  • Question 10

Round the following number to the nearest whole number.

8008.6357

CORRECT ANSWER
8009
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