Rounding Decimal Numbers

Rounding Decimal Numbers
Rounding Decimal Numbers
Rounding Decimal Numbers

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Rounding Decimal Numbers

Students learn about accuracy when rounding decimal numbers.  Learning progresses from rounding to one decimal place using a number line to any decimal place using written methods.  More able students consider the limits of accuracy when a number has been rounded.

At the start of the lesson students recap addition and subtraction with decimals.  In the main they learn how to round any number to a given decimal place.  The plenary is used to assess the progress made against the differentiated learning objectives.

Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to round a number to the first decimal place.
  • Most students should be able to round a number to any given decimal place.
  • Some students should be able to determine the upper and lower bound when a number has been rounded to a decimal place.
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