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Estimate to nearest tens
The number in ones place is 7 and hence we round to the nearest higher number. Answer: 100 Example: Estimate 157 to the nearest tens. The number in ones placeis 5 and hence we round to the nearest higher number. Answer: 160 Example: Estimate 93 to the nearest tens. The the number in ones place is 3 and hence we round to the nearest lower number. Answer: 90 Estimate to nearest hundreds
Since the number in tens place is 7, the number is increased to the nearest hundreds. Answer: 200 Example: Estimate 159 to the nearest hundreds. Since the number in tens place is 5, the number is increased to the nearest hundreds. Answer: 200 Example: Estimate 2,205 to the nearest hundreds. Since the number in tens place is 0, the number is decreased to the nearest hundreds. Answer: 2,200 Estimate to nearest thousands
The number in hundreds place is 4, it is decreased to the nearest thousands. Answer: 14,000 Example: Estimate 1,520 to the nearest thousands. The number in hundreds place is 5, it is increased to the nearest thousands. Answer: 2,000 Example: Estimate 1,734 to the nearest thousands. The number in hundreds place is 7, it is increased to the nearest thousands. Answer: 2,000 Directions: Estimate the following numbers. Also write at least ten examples of each. 