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L.O: Round numbers to the nearest ten. 

 

Today I would like you to round two digit numbers to the nearest ten. Here is the general rule for roumnding: if the number has a 5 6 7 8 or 9 in the one column, then you round the number up to the nearest ten. If the number has a 1 2 3 or 4 in the ones column then you round the number down to the nearest ten.

 

For example:

 

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47 to the nearest ten= 50

 

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23 to the nearest ten= 20

 

The rhyme below will help you remember this:

 

 

 

 

Picture 1
Click on the link below to play a 'rounding rocket' game. Please choose Up to 99 to the nearest ten.
Magpies the super heroes need you help to round the numbers on the worksheet  to the nearest ten. (You can write you answers in your workbook).
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