Upper and Lower Bound

In this lesson, we will learn what upper and lower bound mean and how this links with range.

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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.A teacher asked two students to round the number 5,469,704. Their answers are below. Which student(s) rounded the number correctly? Explain your answer.

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Q2.I think about a number and rounds it to the nearest hundred. My answer is 5300. What is the greatest possible number I could have thought of?

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Q3.Halima is planning a concert to raise money for charity. Entry to the concert is £5.00. The number of people attending the concert is 700 to the nearest hundred. What is the lowest possible amount of money she raised for charity?

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Q4.The population of Northern Ireland is 1.9 million, to the nearest hundred thousand. What is the lowest possible number of people that live in N.Ireland?

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Q5.The population of Northern Ireland is 1.9 million, to the nearest hundred thousand. What is the greatest possible number of people that live in N.Ireland?

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Q6.The population of Birmingham is 1.1 million rounded to nearest hundred thousand. What is the range of values for the population of Birmingham?

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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.A teacher asked two students to round the number 5,469,704. Their answers are below. Which student(s) rounded the number correctly? Explain your answer.

1/6

Q2.I think about a number and rounds it to the nearest hundred. My answer is 5300. What is the greatest possible number I could have thought of?

2/6

Q3.Halima is planning a concert to raise money for charity. Entry to the concert is £5.00. The number of people attending the concert is 700 to the nearest hundred. What is the lowest possible amount of money she raised for charity?

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Q4.The population of Northern Ireland is 1.9 million, to the nearest hundred thousand. What is the lowest possible number of people that live in N.Ireland?

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Q5.The population of Northern Ireland is 1.9 million, to the nearest hundred thousand. What is the greatest possible number of people that live in N.Ireland?

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Q6.The population of Birmingham is 1.1 million rounded to nearest hundred thousand. What is the range of values for the population of Birmingham?

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Upper and Lower Bound Quiz

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

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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Quiz:

Upper and Lower Bound Quiz

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

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.

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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.

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.

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Lesson summary: Upper and Lower Bound

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