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Round Decimals (Grade 5)

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Examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.

Common Core: 5.NBT.4

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can explain how decimals can be rounded and why it's useful.
  • I can round decimals to any place.
  • I understand why the value of the digit to the right of a number determines whether to round up or down.
Place Value - Rounding Decimals (5-NBT-4)
Rounding Decimals to the nearest tenth and hundredth using a number line.

Rounding Decimals
Rounding Poem
Find your number.
Look right next door.
4 or less just ignore.
5 or more, add 1 more. Rounding Decimals to the nearest tenths
1) Underline the digit in the place being rounded
2) Circle the number to the right. This is the guide number.
3) If the guide number is 5 or higher, round up the underlined digit. If the guide number is less than 5, the underlined digit stays the same. Rounding Decimals Rounding Decimals Estimation with Decimals

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