Rounding, Inequalities, Multiples

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Third Grade Math Practice Worksheets.

Here you will find a wide range of free Math Worksheets which will help your child to learn to round numbers, and use inequalities and multiples.

These sheets have been designed to support your child with their learning of inequalities, multiples and rounding skills.

The sheets are graded in order of difficulty with the easiest sheet coming first in each section.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000;
- Use the symbols > , < , and = correctly for equality and inequality;
- Know what a multiple is and how to use and apply multiples knowledge.

ROUNDING TO THE NEAREST 10

When you are rounding a number to the nearest *10*, it is the *ones* digit that you need to look at.

- If the ones digit is less than 5, the number is rounded down to the previous ten;
- If the ones digit is 5 or more, the numbers is rounded up to the next ten.

Examples

136 is rounded up to 140 because the ones digit is a 6.

394 is rounded down to 390 because the ones digit is a 4.

220 stays the same value because it is already a multiple of 10.

ROUNDING TO THE NEAREST 100

When you are rounding a number to the nearest *100*, it is the *tens* digit that you need to look at.

- If the tens digit is less than 5, the number is rounded down to the previous hundred;
- If the tens digit is 5 or more, the numbers is rounded up to the next hundred.

Examples

354 is rounded up to 400 because the tens digit is a 5.

1629 is rounded down to 1600 because the tens digit is a 2.

1300 stays the same value because it is already a multiple of 100.

ROUNDING TO THE NEAREST 1000

When you are rounding a number to the nearest *1000*, it is the *hundreds* digit that you need to look at.

- If the hundreds digit is less than 5, the number is rounded down to the previous thousand;
- If the hundreds digit is 5 or more, the numbers is rounded up to the next thousand.

Examples

7603 is rounded up to 8000 because the hundreds digit is a 6.

4396 is rounded down to 4000 because the hundreds digit is a 3.

12000 stays the same value because it is already a multiple of 1000.

INEQUALITIES

There are two main symbols used to express an inequality:

- > the greater than symbol;
- < the less than symbol.

One way to remember the symbol is to think of it as a greedy mouth. The mouth will always try to eat the biggest number.

Examples

54 > 39

17 < 25

MULTIPLES

If a number is a multiple of another number, it means that it can be made out of adding groups of the other number together.

Examples

12 is a multiple of 4 because 4 + 4 + 4 = 12 (or 4 x 3 = 12)

27 is a multiple of 9 because 9 + 9 + 9 = 27 (or 9 x 3 = 27)

17 is not a multiple of 4 because it cannot be made by adding groups of 4 together.

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

The sheets in this section cover similar areas to the worksheets on this page but are at a harder level.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- Use the symbols > , < , and = correctly for equality and inequality;
- Know and understand what a multiple is and how to apply this;
- Know and understand what a factor is and how to apply this;
- Develop and practice their mental calculation skills.

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 to 10,000;
- order numbers to 10,000.
- learn to order and place negative numbers on a number line;

All the Free 3rd Grade Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Third Grade.

Here you will find a range of third grade math practice sheets to help your child learn to round numbers, work out inequalities and find multiples of a number.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- round a number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000;
- use the > and < symbols correctly for inequalities;
- use multiples and apply them to solve problems.

All the free 3rd grade math worksheets below support elementary math benchmarks.

On this webpage, you will find our 3rd grade Money Challenges.

These challenges involve solving money problems and are a great way for kids to develop their reasoning skills and practice their counting money at the same time.

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