#### Practice Rounding

##### Difficulty:

How to round numbers:

1. Highlight the digit that may change.

2. Underline the digit on the right.

3. Round the highlighted digit

a. If the underlined digit is 5 or more the highlighted digit is increased by 1.

b. If the underlined digit is 4 or less the highlighted digit stays the same.

4. All the digits to the right of the highlighted digit are changed to zeros.

Tens example:

Number Rounded

22 20

31 30

65 70

68 70

Thousands example:

Round 5477 to the nearest thousand.

Step 1: Find the place value we are rounding to.

We are rounding to the nearest thousand, so that is the 5.

5xxx

Step 2: Look at the number to the right of the one we’re rounding.

x4xx

Step 3: Round the number.

The number next to the 5 is a 4, which means the 5 stays the same.

5 _ _ _

Step 4: Make everything to the right of the number you rounded are 0s.

The answer is 5000