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Examples, solutions, and videos to help Grade 4 students learn to use place value understanding to round multi-digit numbers to any place value.

Common Core Standards: 4.NBT.3

New York State Common Core Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 9

Common Core Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 9 Worksheets (pdf)

NYS Math Module 1 Grade 4 Lesson 9 Concept Development

Problem 1: Rounding to the nearest thousand without using a number line. Problem 2: Rounding to the nearest ten thousand or hundred thousand without using a vertical line. Problem 3: Rounding to any value without using a number line.

NYS Math Module 1 Grade 4 Lesson 9 Problem Set

1. Round to the nearest thousand.
a. 5,300 ≈ _____________ b. 4,589 ≈ _____________
c. 42,099 ≈ _____________ d. 801,504 ≈ _____________
e. Explain how you found your answer for Part (d).

2. Round to the nearest ten thousand.
a. 26,000 ≈ _____________ b. 34,920 ≈ _____________

3. Round to the nearest hundred thousand.
a. 840,000 ≈ _____________ b. 850,471 ≈ _____________
c. 761,004 ≈ _____________ d. 991,965 ≈ _____________
e. Explain why two problems have the same answer. Write another number that has the same answer when rounded to the nearest hundred thousand. 4. Solve the following problems using pictures, numbers, and words.
a. The 2012 Super Bowl had an attendance of just 68,658 people. If the headline in the newspaper the next day read “About 70,000 People Attend Super Bowl,” how did the newspaper round to estimate the total number of people in attendance?



NYS Math Module 1 Grade 4 Lesson 9 Homework

1. Round to the nearest thousand.
a. 6,842 ≈ ____________ b. 2,722 ≈ _____________
c. 16,051 ≈ ___________ d. 706,421 ≈ ____________
e. Explain how you found your answer for Part (d).
2. Round to the nearest ten thousand.
a. 88,999 ≈ _____________ b. 85,001 ≈ ______________
c. 789,091 ≈ ____________ d. 905,154 ≈ _____________
e. Explain why two problems have the same answer. Write another number that has the same answer when rounded to the nearest ten thousand.

3. Round to the nearest hundred thousand.
a. 89,659 ≈ ______________ b. 751,447 ≈ ______________
c. 617,889 ≈ _____________ d. 817,245 ≈ ______________
e. Explain why two problems have the same answer. Write another number that has the same answer when rounded to the nearest hundred thousand.

4. Solve the following problems using pictures, numbers, and words.
a. At President Obama’s inauguration in 2013, the newspaper headlines stated there were about 800,000 people in attendance. If the newspaper rounded to the nearest hundred thousand, what is the largest number and smallest number of people that could have been there?
b. At President Bush’s inauguration in 2005, the newspaper headlines stated there were about 400,000 people in attendance. If the newspaper rounded to the nearest ten thousand, what is the largest number and smallest number of people that could have been there?
c. At President Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861, the newspaper headlines stated there were about 30,000 people in attendance. If the newspaper rounded to the nearest thousand, what is the largest number and smallest number of people that could have been there?


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