Solving Problems with Rounding

In this lesson, we will learn how to solve problems working with lower and upper bounds to find maximum and minimum values.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 23.071kg to three decimal places

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Q2.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 0.3m given to 1 significant figure

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Q3.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 0.023 given to 2 significant figure

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Q4.The length of a football field is 500m to the nearest 10m. Jacob says the lower bound is 450m and the upper bound is 550m. Is he correct? Give a reason for your answer.

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Q5.The mass of a loaf of bread is given as 1.7kg to the nearest 0.1kg. Write an inequality expressing the upper and lower bound of the mass.

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Q6.A piece of string is measured at 1.57m to two decimal places. Write an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound within which l, the actual length of string lies.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 23.071kg to three decimal places

1/6

Q2.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 0.3m given to 1 significant figure

2/6

Q3.Write down an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound for 0.023 given to 2 significant figure

3/6

Q4.The length of a football field is 500m to the nearest 10m. Jacob says the lower bound is 450m and the upper bound is 550m. Is he correct? Give a reason for your answer.

4/6

Q5.The mass of a loaf of bread is given as 1.7kg to the nearest 0.1kg. Write an inequality expressing the upper and lower bound of the mass.

5/6

Q6.A piece of string is measured at 1.57m to two decimal places. Write an inequality expressing the lower and upper bound within which l, the actual length of string lies.

6/6

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Solving Problems with rounding

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Q1.A classroom is measured 5.4 x 3.4 metres, measured to 1 d.p. Calculate the lower bound of the area of the room.

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Q2.James ran a distance of 400m in a time of 25.2 seconds. The distance of 400m was measured to the nearest 10 metres. The time of 25.2 was measured to the nearest tenth of a second. Work out the upper bound James' average speed.

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Q3.James ran a distance of 400m in a time of 25.2 seconds. The distance of 400m was measured to the nearest 10 metres. The time of 25.2 was measured to the nearest tenth of a second. Work out the lower bound James' average speed.

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Q4.Carl measured the length and width of a rectangle. He measured the length to be 19cm correct to the nearest centimetre. He measured the width to be 20cm correct to the nearest 10cm. Calculate the lower bound for the area of this rectangle.

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Q5.6 heights are listed, given to one decimal place: 4.6cm, 6.3cm, 9.8cm, 3.2cm, 5.7cm, 3.6cm. Work out the greatest possible mean.

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Q6.A circle has an area of 130cm^2 to the nearest 10cm^2. Work out the upper bound of the radius. Give your answer to 3 d.p.

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Solving Problems with rounding

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A classroom is measured 5.4 x 3.4 metres, measured to 1 d.p. Calculate the lower bound of the area of the room.

1/6

Q2.James ran a distance of 400m in a time of 25.2 seconds. The distance of 400m was measured to the nearest 10 metres. The time of 25.2 was measured to the nearest tenth of a second. Work out the upper bound James' average speed.

2/6

Q3.James ran a distance of 400m in a time of 25.2 seconds. The distance of 400m was measured to the nearest 10 metres. The time of 25.2 was measured to the nearest tenth of a second. Work out the lower bound James' average speed.

3/6

Q4.Carl measured the length and width of a rectangle. He measured the length to be 19cm correct to the nearest centimetre. He measured the width to be 20cm correct to the nearest 10cm. Calculate the lower bound for the area of this rectangle.

4/6

Q5.6 heights are listed, given to one decimal place: 4.6cm, 6.3cm, 9.8cm, 3.2cm, 5.7cm, 3.6cm. Work out the greatest possible mean.

5/6

Q6.A circle has an area of 130cm^2 to the nearest 10cm^2. Work out the upper bound of the radius. Give your answer to 3 d.p.

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