to the nearest 1000

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Rounding Worksheet collection.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable rounding Worksheets,
which will help your child learn to round numbers to the nearest thousand.

When you are rounding a number to the nearest 1000, you are trying to find out which multiple of 1000 your number is closest to.

How to round a number to the nearest 1000

Look at the *hundreds* digit.

*if it is less than 5 then round the number down*by changing the hundreds, tens and ones digits to zero;*if it is 5 or more then round the number up*by adding one on to the thousands digit and changing the hundreds, tens and ones digits to zero.

Examples

- 4687 rounds up to 5000 because the hundreds digit is 6.
- 8296 rounds down to 8000 because the hundreds digit is 2.
- 11583 rounds up to 12000 because the hundreds digit is a 5.

Here you will find a range of free printable math worksheets to help your child learn to round numbers to the nearest thousand.

These sheets are carefully graded so that the easier sheets come first and give extra support.

Each sheets comes with a separate printable answer sheet.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- round numbers to the nearest 1000;
- practise rounding numbers to the nearest 10 and 100;
- position numbers to 10000 on a number line.

All the free Rounding Worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks.

The rounding numbers worksheets in this section involve rounding numbers to the nearest 10.

They are at a more basic level than those on this page.

The rounding numbers worksheets in this section involve rounding decimal numbers.

They are at a more challenging level than those on this page, and involve rounding numbers to the nearest whole.

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Here is our rounding challenges collection which will give your child an opportunity to apply their rounding learning.

The challenges can be tackled individually or with a partner.

Each challenge involves using rounding knowledge and properties of numbers to work out the correct answer.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- apply their knowledge of rounding to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000;
- develop their problem solving skills;
- develop their understanding about place value and properties of numbers.

All the rounding challenges support elementary math benchmarks.

In our Rounding Practice zone, you can practice rounding a range of numbers. You can round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or even 1000. Want to round numbers to the nearest decimal place, you can do that too!

Select the numbers you want to practice with, and print out your results when you have finished.

You can also use the practice zone for benchmarking your performance, or using it with a group of children to gauge progress.

Here you will find a range of Free Printable 3rd Grade Place Value Worksheets.

The following worksheets involve different Third Grade place value activities such as counting in thousands, hundreds, tens and ones, reading, writing and ordering numbers to 10,000, and know what number each digit represents.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- learn their place value with 4 digit numbers;
- use place value models to understand how to combine thousands, hundreds, tens and ones;
- understand the value of each digit in a 4 digit number;
- learn to use standard and expanded form with 4 digit numbers.

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