Estimating and rounding contexts

The learning in this lesson supports pupils in developing number sense as well as applying the skills of rounding and estimating linked to everyday situations.

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Quiz:

Estimating and Rounding Contexts Quiz

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Q1.There are 2271 satellites currently in space. What is this number rounded to the nearest 10?

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Q2.There are 2271 satellites currently in space. What is this number rounded to the nearest 100?

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Q3.The moon Ganymede takes 172 hours to orbit Jupiter. What is this number rounded to the nearest 10?

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Q4.The moon Ganymede takes 172 hours to orbit Jupiter. What is this number rounded to the nearest 100?

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Q5.When rounded to the nearest 10, it takes Mars approximately 690 days to orbit the Sun. What is the greatest number of days it can take?

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Q6.When rounded to the nearest 10, it takes Mars approximately 690 days to orbit the Sun. What is the least number of days/

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Estimating and Rounding Contexts Quiz

Show me what you've learnt in this short quiz! Good Luck!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.There are 2271 satellites currently in space. What is this number rounded to the nearest 10?

1/6

Q2.There are 2271 satellites currently in space. What is this number rounded to the nearest 100?

2/6

Q3.The moon Ganymede takes 172 hours to orbit Jupiter. What is this number rounded to the nearest 10?

3/6

Q4.The moon Ganymede takes 172 hours to orbit Jupiter. What is this number rounded to the nearest 100?

4/6

Q5.When rounded to the nearest 10, it takes Mars approximately 690 days to orbit the Sun. What is the greatest number of days it can take?

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Q6.When rounded to the nearest 10, it takes Mars approximately 690 days to orbit the Sun. What is the least number of days/

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Lesson summary: Estimating and rounding contexts

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