 # Round a Decimal Number to 2 Decimal Places

In this worksheet, students round a decimal number to 2 decimal places. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Round/Approximate Numbers Appropriately

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will round a decimal number to 2 decimal places.

Method

To round a decimal to 2 decimal places, we check the digit in the 3rd decimal place (i.e. the thousandths column).

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

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

Examples

19.746 is between the 2 decimal place numbers 19.74 and 19.75

The 6 thousandths tell us to round UP to 19.75

19.746 rounds up to 19.75 to 2 dp

19.342 is between the 2 decimal place numbers 19.34 and 19.35

The 2 thousandths tell us to round DOWN to 19.34

19.342 rounds down to 19.34 to 2 dp

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

72.0632

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

3.6288

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

52.7575

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

68.6188

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

59.1372

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

5.4349

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

83.7003

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

21.7036

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

78.598

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

19.9999

• Question 1

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

72.0632

72.06
EDDIE SAYS

72.0632

The thousandths column is 3

This means the answer rounds down

• Question 2

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

3.6288

3.63
EDDIE SAYS

73.6288

The thousandths column is 8

This means the answer rounds up

• Question 3

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

52.7575

52.76
EDDIE SAYS

52.7575

The thousandths column is 7

This means the answer rounds up

• Question 4

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

68.6188

68.62
EDDIE SAYS

68.6188

The thousandths column is 8

This means the answer rounds up

• Question 5

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

59.1372

59.14
EDDIE SAYS

59.1372

The thousandths column is 7

This means the answer rounds up

• Question 6

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

5.4349

5.43
EDDIE SAYS

75.4349

The thousandths column is 4

This means the answer rounds down

• Question 7

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

83.7003

83.70
EDDIE SAYS

83.7003

The thousandths column is 0

This means the answer rounds down

• Question 8

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

21.7036

21.70
EDDIE SAYS

21.7036

The thousandths column is 3

This means the answer rounds down

• Question 9

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

78.598

78.60
EDDIE SAYS

76.598

The thousandths column is 8

This means the answer rounds up

• Question 10

Round the following number to 2 decimal places:

19.9999

20.00
EDDIE SAYS

19.9999

The thousandths column is 9

This means the answer rounds up 