Worksheet: Rounding to the Nearest Ten

In this worksheet, we will practice rounding whole numbers within 1000 to the nearest ten by identifying the tens numbers it is between on a number line.

Q1:

To round 3-digit numbers to the nearest ten, use a number line.

Think about the number 437.

Which two multiples of 10 is 437 between?

Hint: We use the digit in the tens place to guide us.

  • A430 and 440
  • B300 and 400
  • C3 and 4
  • D435 and 440

What is 437 rounded to the nearest 10?

Hint: Think about which side of the midpoint 437 will be on.

Q2:

Victoria read a book of 213 pages. How many pages did she read, rounded to the nearest ten?

Q3:

William spent $127 and Charlotte spent $125.

Round the amount William spent to the nearest ten.

Round the amount Charlotte spent to the nearest ten.

Compare both rounded amounts. Which rounded amount is higher?

  • AThey are both rounded to the same number.
  • BCharlotte’s rounded amount is higher.
  • CWilliam’s rounded amount is higher.

Q4:

When we round to the nearest ten, we underline the tens digit and then we check the ones digit. The ones digit tells us whether to round up or down.

Now, we want to round the number 654. Which digit do we underline?

Which digit do we check?

What is the result of the rounding?

Q5:

Which of the following numbers can be 230 when rounded to the nearest ten?

  • A228
  • B237
  • C224
  • D220

Q6:

Jacob saved $735. How much money did he save to the nearest ten?

Q7:

A sporting-goods store has the items shown for sale.

Estimate the price of the basketball to the nearest ten.

Estimate the price of the bicycle to the nearest ten.

Estimate the price of the gloves to the nearest ten.

Q8:

Charlotte’s total income is 348. Round her income to the nearest ten.

Q9:

The following table shows the number of passengers to three cities at an airport terminal.

Country London Berlin Paris
Passengers 532 407 423

This place value block represents the number of passengers to a city. Which city is it?

  • ABerlin
  • BParis
  • CLondon

What is the number of passengers to this city to the nearest ten?

Q10:

The teacher asked Daniel and James to round the number 572 to the nearest ten. Daniel said, “The answer is 570.” James said, “The answer is 580.” Who is correct?

  • ADaniel
  • BJames

Q11:

William scored 439 in a game. We want to round William’s score to the nearest ten.

Complete: The number 439 is between and .

  • A420, 430
  • B430, 440
  • C440, 450
  • D410, 420

What is William’s score to the nearest ten?

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